Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||British Viking (74VB)|
|Cruise period||1987-10-07 — 1987-10-22|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out herring larvae sampling off the northwest coast of Scotland.
2. To collect samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: continuous measurements throughout the cruise.|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
Description: water sample for radio-caesium monitoring.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 156|
Description: made using Dutch Gulf III sampler to determine herring larvae distribution.