FRV Scotia 9/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/59
Cruise period1959-10-06 — 1959-10-28
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTrawling, plankton, hydrography and echo-sounding surveys.
Chief scientistZbigniew Kabata (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/59 cruise report sc09_59.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificwest of the Orkney and Shetland Isles
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 95
Description: 5 drift bottles released at 19 stations
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: surface dissolved oxygen values
PhosphateDescription: depleted values
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: surface tow net
ZooplanktonDescription: surface tow net
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: herring larval survey
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: otter trawl, roundfish survey
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run as continuously as possible