Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/51
Cruise period1951-10-12 — 1951-11-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/51 cruise report sc07_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis - Faroe Faroe - Shetland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected during the cruise. No. of plankton samples not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: A number of trawls take place duing the cruise. Haddock, lemon sole and halibut were the main catches during the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: A number of trawls take place duing the cruise. Haddock, lemon sole and halibut were the main catches during the cruise.
Gear researchDescription: Tests were carried out on the deep Kelvin Tube took place. No. of trials not noted.