FRV Scotia 6/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/68
Cruise period1968-07-25 — 1968-08-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. A study of herring shoal movements (July 25th - August 1st).
2. Hydrographic studies of the northern slope of the North Sea (August 2nd - 8th).
3. Hydrographic studies of the Norwegian Deeps area (August 9th - 22nd).
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/68 cruise report sc06_68.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Description: 10 T surface
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: parach.drogue/curr.cross
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: current msmnt. from moored ocean.stat.
Routine standard measurements