Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/66
Cruise period1966-06-28 — 1966-07-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTracking of parachute drogues. Successful.
Surveying the Norwegian Deeps was delayed by poor weather conditions.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/66 cruise report sc05_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Current metersDescription: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: surface samples
PhosphateDescription: surface samples
PhosphateDescription: phosphate free water samples collected
NitrateDescription: surface samples
SilicateDescription: surface samples
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: particulate organic carbon
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 71
Description: chlorophyll a
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: standard net samples
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 71
Description: Gulf III samples
ZooplanktonDescription: multi-depth indcators
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Wing trawl including: haddock, whiting and herring
Demersal fishDescription: sand eels, red gunards, tusk, adult male skate echinoids and lemon sole collected
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Wing trawl including: cod
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Wing trawl including: nephrops
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 98
Description: cod
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: incidence of nematodes in cod recorded
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: haddock stomachs; and intestinal tracks of cod, haddock and whiting collected
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: records