Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/56
Cruise period1956-09-26 — 1956-10-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Productivity.
2. Herring larvae survey.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/56 cruise report sc08_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
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 have been made thoughout the cruise. Fairly good catches were made. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A herring larvae survey took place during the cruise. Hauls were found to be dissapointing. No. of hauls not noted.