Cruise inventory

FRV Alba Na Mara 0813A

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)
Cruise identifier0813A
Cruise period2013-06-13 — 2013-07-02
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe work carried out during this survey will inform the PICMATOP research project that examines the effects of climate change on forage fish dynamics. 0-group sandeel collected will be aged, otoliths removed for the purposes of microchemistry and the data used to perform a survival analysis. Pelagic and demersal fish surveys along with bird surveys are carried out under PICMATOP to examine trophic relationships in the marine ecosystem.
Chief scientistPhilip Boulcott (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Alba Na Mara 0813A cruise programme 0813a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.72 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWee Bankie, Marr Bank, Stonehaven, Rattray Head, Turbot Bank.
Track chartsFRV Alba Na Mara 0813A cruise track — 0813atrk.pdf (0.16 MB)