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FRV Clupea 1090C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1090C
Cruise period1990-09-10 — 1990-09-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistJohn N Robson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1090C cruise report cl10_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirths of Tay and Forth, Moray Firth, Piper Alpha
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1090C cruise track — trk3658.html FRV Clupea 1090C cruise track — trk3658b.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: water samples for mercury analysis
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 37
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of stations = 95
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 37
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 45