Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/52
Cruise period1952-04-03 — 1952-04-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling survey.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/52 cruise report sc03_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe Fair Isle
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches of haddock, halibut and lemon sole were made.