Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 11/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier11/50
Cruise period1950-11-02 — 1950-11-12
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrographic-plankton survey of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
Chief scientistJohn B Tait (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/50 cruise report sc11_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: A single haul was made during the cruise. Numbers of haddock, hake, gurnard and dogfish were sampled.