FRV Scotia 2/53
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1953-03-03 — 1953-03-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Productivity survey of four important North Sea areas.
2. Faroe Survey.
3. Sulisker-Fair Isle Survey.
|Chief scientist||Robert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 9|
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made thoughout the cruise, with catches being extremely poor.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 2|
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, one catch empty, the other catch very poor.