FRV Scotia 6/53
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1953-07-13 — 1953-07-30|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Comprehensive survey of the bottom, its nature and fauna, in Aberdeen Bay and St Andrews Bay.
2. Sampling in central North Sea area for the investigation of productivity.
3. Echometer survey.
|Chief scientist||Harold J Thomas (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Bottom temperature measurements were collected during the cruise.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of stations = 93|
Description: A number of stations were worked during the cruise and a number of samples collected.
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: An echometer survey took place during the cruise.