FRV Mara 10/80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1980-08-25 — 1980-09-04|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recover a recording instrument moored off Ungam Island, Sullom Voe.
2. To deploy and recover cages of queen scallops off Calback Ness.
3. To undertake hydrographic station work along an axial section of Sullom Voe, and in the vicinity of the terminal jetties.
4. To undertake sampling of sediment and benthic animals in the Orkney area.
|Chief scientist||Ian M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.33 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of samples = 18|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 60|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 35|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of samples = 60|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of samples = 35|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 35|
|Alkalinity||Quantity: number of samples = 60|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of samples = 31|
Description: chemical analysis of sediments
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 6|
Description: toxicology studies