Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 10/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier10/76
Cruise period1976-08-16 — 1976-09-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Measurement of currents in the Firth of Forth area using moored current meters.
2. Environmental station work in the Firth of Forth.
3. Collection of water samples (including the surface microlayer collected from a small boat) and benthos for hydrocarbon analysis in the Firth of Forth and along the Forties line.
4. Environmental station work along the JONSIS line.
Chief scientistEric W Henderson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Graham Topping (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 10/76 cruise report cl10_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 68
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: 13 days
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 33
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 66
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 31
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 33
Contamination 
Chlorinated hydrocarbons
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 102