FRV Scotia 0588S_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1988-05-11 — 1988-05-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in sediments and assess their impact on the benthos in the area of the Beryl oilfield to ascertain whether effects are localised or wide spread.
2. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbon contamination in sediments from the East Shetland Basin to ascertain the extent of impact that oil exploration and production has had in this area.
3. To provide sediment samples for investigations on the distribution of periodic expulsions of fugitive gases from sediments.
|Chief scientist||Alistair D McIntosh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||East Shetland Basin, Beryl oil field, Fladen Ground|
|Radioactivity||Description: Water samples for radio-caesium analysis.|
|Petroleum residues||Quantity: number of samples = 140|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of samples = 22|
Description: identification, monitoring