FRV Scotia 7/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/54
Cruise period1954-10-09 — 1954-10-29
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-plankton survey.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/54 cruise report sc07_54.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis-Faroe, Faroe-Shetland Channel
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: An echo-sounder survey took place during the cruise.