Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/50
Cruise period1950-05-09 — 1950-06-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrographic sections - Butt of Lewis-Faroe Bank, Enniberg - 63° 30 min North, 6° 35 min West and Svino-Shetland.
Intensive trawling and plankton survey was carried out on the Faroe Plateau, and a line of stations from Fair Isle to Butt of Lewis was also carried out.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/50 cruise report sc05_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Phyto-plankton populations were found during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made thoughout the cruise. Varieties of fish were caught at a number of locations. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made thoughout the cruise. Varieties of fish were caught at a number of locations. No. of hauls not noted.