Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5A/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5A/54
Cruise period1954-07-05 — 1954-07-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNorth-west Atlantic Survey Part 1.
Hydrography, chemistry, chlorophyll, plankton, fishing, echo-sounding, continuous plankton recorder tests.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5A/54 cruise report sc05_54a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: A number of chlorophyll samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made thoughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made thoughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.