Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 1A/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier1A/75
Cruise period1975-02-28 — 1975-03-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To sample and assess the types and distribution of bottom sediments in Irvine and Ayr Bays.
2. To sample selected transects for macrobenthos.
3. To collect seawater from Irvine Bay and Ballantrae Bank positions.
Chief scientistDerek C Moore (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 1A/75 cruise report mara1a_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: biomass determination
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 50
Description: physical analysis of sediments