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RRS Challenger 2293H_1 (CH104A)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise identifier||2293H_1 (CH104A)|
|Cruise period||1993-06-14 — 1993-06-21|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the horizontal distribution of sandeel shoals around Shetland and Fair Isle including a detailed investigation of the region around Sumburgh, Sandeel distribution between Shetland and Lewis will also be investigated if time is available.
2. To investigate the relationship between seabird foraging patterns and the distribution of their prey.
3. To carry out a hydrographic and late larval survey between Shetland and Lewis.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Wright (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Petroleum residues||Description: hydrocarbon fluorometer|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: beam trawl|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Description: day grab|
|Core - soft bottom||Description: box & craib corer|