FRV Scotia 5A/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5A/60
Cruise period1960-06-15 — 1960-06-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWestray Firth seal survey.
Echosounder survey of the west of Shetland herring grounds.
Hydro-biological work
Chief scientistR G Lawrie (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5A/60 cruise report sc05_60.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: productivity survey, salinity
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: productivity survey
NitrateDescription: productivity survey
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: productivity survey, C14 samples
Primary productivityDescription: productivity survey, Gulf III hauls
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: productivity survey, chlorphyll and leptopel
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding