Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0589S_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0589S_2
Cruise period1989-06-06 — 1989-06-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in sediments in the Fladen area of the North Sea, and the Brae and Fulmar fields as time allows.
2. To check monitor in the vicinity of the toppled Piper Alpha platform.
3. To assess the immunological status of fish and invertebrates at clean and contaminated sites.
4. To obtain samples of sediments and epibenthos from within, and from the near vicinity of, gas seepages and pock marks.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0589S_2 cruise report sc05_89part2.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0589S_2 cruise track — trk3529a.html FRV Scotia 0589S_2 cruise track — trk3529b.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 205
Chlorinated hydrocarbons
Contaminants in organisms
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Demersal fish
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: toxicology