Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/53

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/53
Cruise period1953-10-06 — 1953-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGear test.
Herring larval survey (including hydrography and plankton).
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/53 cruise report sc09_53.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature 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.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: A number of gear test hauls took place during the cruise.