Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/74
Cruise period1974-11-05 — 1974-11-15
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a background hydrographic/chemistry survey of Shetland coastal waters including Sullom Voe and Yell Sound.
2. To collect sediment samples in Sullom Voe for Redox analysis.
3. Current measurements in Sullom Voe using parachute drogues.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/74 cruise report mara11_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 76
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 76
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 76
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 5