Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/62
Cruise period1962-06-06 — 1962-06-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/62 cruise report sc06_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 33
Description: hydrography
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 33
Description: hydrography
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 33
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 33
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 33
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 33
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 124
Description: Gulf III 54, 1 metre mesh 14, standard net 20 and plankton indicator 37
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 124
Description: Gulf III 54, 1 metre mesh 14, standard net 20 and plankton indicator 37
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of observations = 20
Description: samples taken by grab
Pelagic fishDescription: Vinge trawl, including: haddock, whiting and herring
Demersal fishDescription: Vinge trawl hauls included cod, dogfish, flatfish, lemon sole and gadoids
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 250
Description: whiting gall bladder for parsite examination
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 20
Description: zoobenthos sampling
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous record maintained