Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0187S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0187S
Cruise period1987-01-07 — 1987-01-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSurvey of sewage sludge dumpling grounds in Firth of Clyde and North Channel. Hydro-chemical and hydrography at shelf edge West of Hebrides
Chief scientistGraham Topping (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), J H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0187S cruise report sc01_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde, NW North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0187S cruise track — trk3345.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 61
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 14
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 36
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 4 deployed;92 days
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 58
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 58
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 81
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 81
Bottom deposits
Contaminants in organisms
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 460