FRV Clupea 1090C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1990-09-10 — 1990-09-19|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Collection of water, particulate and sediment samples for determination of trace organic contamination at selected sites in the Firths of Tay and Forth and in the Moray Firth.
2. Collection of sediment and demersal fish for determination of organic contaminants at designated intermediate and offshore North Sea Task Force (NSTF) locations.
3. Collection of sediment and demersal fish near to Piper Alpha.
4. Collection of water samples around Piper Alpha area for mercury analysis.
5. Collection of caesium samples for radio-monitoring.
|Chief scientist||John N Robson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Firths of Tay and Forth, Moray Firth, Piper Alpha|
|Other chemical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: water samples for mercury analysis
|Suspended matter||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Chlorinated hydrocarbons||Quantity: number of stations = 95|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 45|