Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/59
Cruise period1959-03-26 — 1959-04-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and herring surveys.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/59 cruise report sc03_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen Ground, Norwegian Deeps and Scottish east coast
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Catches appeared good. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Catches appeared good. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls took place during the cruise and good cathes of herring were made. No. of hauls not noted.