Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/52
Cruise period1952-08-05 — 1952-08-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Hydrobiological-plankton-echometer survey of the areas to the north and east of the Moray Firth herring survey area (Fair Isle-Fladen grid).
2. Experimental fishing with pelagic and ground trawls (experiments with submerged drift-nets included in the programme were later withdrawn).
Chief scientistJames M Lamont (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/52 cruise report sc07_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specificnorth and east of the Moray Firth.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise using the pelagic trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echometer was deployed throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.