Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0391C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0391C
Cruise period1991-02-25 — 1991-03-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect water, sediment and benthos samples from two North Sea Task Force stations, one in the Minches and the other in the North Channel.
2. To collect samples of water, suspended particulate matter, sediment and sediment pore water from the Clyde estuary and the Inner and Outer Firths of the Clyde.
Chief scientistPhilip W Balls (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0391C cruise report cl3_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel and Clyde Estuary
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0391C cruise track — trk3668.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
AlkalinityQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
pHQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: Go-Flo bottle casts
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 8
Description: craib corer