Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/60
Cruise period1960-04-27 — 1960-05-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding surveys.
Firth of Forth Nephrops survey.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/60 cruise report sc03_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Forth, Clyde.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: temperature and salinity samples taken
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: temperature and salinity samples taken
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 150
Description: plankton
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 150
Description: plankton
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: herring, whiting, sprats and hake
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: witches and G. esmarkii
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: nephrops survey
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: nephrops
Gear researchDescription: trials with the Icelandic High Speed Sampler in enclosed and shallow waters
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding