Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/65
Cruise period1965-03-15 — 1965-03-31
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDelayed start due to over-running refit. Hydrographic and trawl stations in the Buchan Deeps, inner Moray Firth. Unable to go to drift indicator stations off Wick due to weather conditions. Echo-sounding also was used.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/65 cruise report sc02_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: measured throughout cruise
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: light meter readings
Current metersDescription: current indicators released at standard positions
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: drift bottles released
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: herring-environmental survey
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: water samples
PhosphateDescription: water samples
NitrateDescription: water samples
SilicateDescription: water samples
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: carbon
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll a
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 46
Description: multi-depth plankton indicator samples
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton samples
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton samples
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 46
Description: multi-depth plankton indicator samples
Pelagic fishDescription: trawls including: whiting, haddock and herring
Demersal fishDescription: trawls including: cod
CrustaceansDescription: trawls including: nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: blood samples of cod, haddock and whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: herring-environmental survey
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: stomachs of haddock, whiting, hake, cod, argentine and long rough dab collected
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding