FRV Scotia 1/52
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1952-02-02 — 1952-02-22|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To carry out hydrographical sections of the Faroe-Shetland channel, and to make a biological and hydrographical survey of the Faroe plateau.|
|Chief scientist||Rodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 105|
Description: A number of plankton samples were collected during the cruise.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 12|
Description: A number of trawls were made during the cruise , catches of haddock, cod, saithe and lemon sole were made.