Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0777C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0777C_1
Cruise period1977-05-16 — 1977-05-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Measurement of currents in Firth of Forth area using moored recording current meters.
2. Environmental stationwork in the Firth of Forth.
3. Sampling of water, particulate and plankton in inner and outer Forth estuary for trace metal and pesticide analysis.
Chief scientistD J Basford (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), J M Pirie (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0777C_1 cruise report cl7_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0777C_1 cruise track — trk2011.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 41
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 90 days;recovery of moorings laid on Clupea (GYWG) cr.2.See ICES Ref.No.77.74.068
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 41
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 41
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 39
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 39
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 41
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 41
Description: monitoring & surveillance
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 82
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: population studies
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: population studies
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 13
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of samples = 13
Description: chemical analysis
Bottom photography