Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/50
Cruise period1950-07-08 — 1950-07-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSurvey of hydrographic and plankton conditions and sampling of the fish populations in the area (Northern North Sea between latitudes 57° N and 60° 4' N, from Scottish coast to Norway).
Chief scientistE Wilson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/50 cruise report sc07_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.80 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Surface temperatures between Scotland and Norway were recorded. No. of measurements noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Rich hauls of plankton were obtained throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of hauls were made thoughout the cruise, but catches were disapointing. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made thoughout the cruise, but catches were disapointing. No. of hauls not noted.