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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Clupea (74CU) cruise 1404C


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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Clupea (74CU) cruise 1404C
Short name 1404C
Objectives and Narrative 1. To investigate variation in sandeel population age structure at different locations on the Wee Bankie and Marr Bank from samples collected using the Sandeel dredge and Day Grab.
2. To determine spatial variation in seawater temperature/salinity and chlorophyll across the study area using a Seabird CTD sampler.
Ship FRV Clupea
Departure Port Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-09-28
Arrival Port Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-10-04
Principal Scientist(s) Helen M Fraser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3
Work Area Description Wee Bankie; Marr Bank
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Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Description:  
Geology and geophysics  
Grab Description:  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
8 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
653049 CTD/STD cast 2004-09-29 21:30Z 56° 22' N, 1° 42' W Click for more
653050 CTD/STD cast 2004-09-29 22:46Z 56° 27' N, 1° 43' W Click for more
653062 CTD/STD cast 2004-09-30 21:13Z 56° 3' N, 1° 19' W Click for more
653074 CTD/STD cast 2004-09-30 23:55Z 56° 7' N, 1° 23' W Click for more
653086 CTD/STD cast 2004-10-01 20:45Z 56° 13' N, 2° 3' W Click for more
653098 CTD/STD cast 2004-10-01 23:32Z 56° 14' N, 2° 2' W Click for more
653105 CTD/STD cast 2004-10-02 19:58Z 56° 25' N, 2° 25' W Click for more
653117 CTD/STD cast 2004-10-03 00:03Z 56° 25' N, 1° 58' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database


Track Charts

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