Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/61
Cruise period1961-03-01 — 1961-04-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesTrawling, Nephrops, plankton, hydrography & echo-sounding surveys.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/61 cruise report sc02_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 20
Description: surface and bottom samples + additional
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: surface and bottom samples + additional
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: surface and bottom samples + additional
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: surface and bottom samples + additional
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: surface and bottom samples + additional
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: line of productivity stations; herring environmental survey; trawling survey
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Gulf III samples and plankton indicator; 1m tow nets and standard samples at selected stations
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Gulf III samples and plankton indicator; 1m tow nets and standard samples at selected stations
Pelagic fishDescription: line of productivity stations; herring environmental survey; trawling survey
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: trawling survey: herring and whiting
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: trawling survey: Sebastes viviparus
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: whiting gall bladders collected
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod examined for nematodes
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run continuously