Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0587S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0587S_1
Cruise period1987-05-20 — 1987-05-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in sediments around the Beryl and Forties oilfields and the proposed Ivanhoe and Rob Roy fields and along the Forth Forties Line.
2. To monitor the benthos around the Beryl field.
3. To sample invertebrates from a number of locations for subsequent enzyme analysis. Abandoned.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0587S_1 cruise report sc05_87part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNW North Sea, Beryl, Ivanhoe, Rob Roy and Forties oil fields, Forth-Forties Line, Firth of Forth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0587S_1 cruise track — trk3349.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 360
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 54
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3