Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/55

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/55
Cruise period1955-02-13 — 1955-02-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/55 cruise report sc01_55.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of stations were worked during the period of the cruise. No. of stations not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. Catches were uniformly poor. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of stations were worked during the period of the cruise. No. of stations not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was in continuous operation throughout the cruise.