Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1693C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1693C
Cruise period1993-08-30 — 1993-09-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnDundee, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect seawater samples from the St Abb's Head and Bell Rock sewage sludge disposal sites, and from areas adjacent to the sites, for microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
2. To collect seawater samples from the St Abb's Head and Bell Rock sewage sludge disposal sites, and from areas adjacent to the sites, for measurement of suspended solids.
3. To undertake transmissometer/CTD profiles at all sampling stations, to supplement the seawater sampling programme.
4. To collect seabed sediment samples from the St Abb's Head and Bell Rock sewage sludge disposal sites, and from areas adjacent to the sites, for particle size and heavy metal analyses in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
5. To collect seabed sediment samples from the St Abb's Head and Bell Rock sewage sludge disposal sites, and from areas adjacent to the sites, for microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
6. To undertake trawl surveys at the St Abb's Head and Bell Rock sewage sludge disposal sites, and at adjacent control locations, to collect samples of representative species for heavy metal analyses in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
7. To collect seabed sediment samples from dredge spoil disposal sites within the Firth of Tay and off Eyemouth, Dunbar, Anstruther, Carnoustie, Arbroath and Montrose, for particle size and heavy metal analyses in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
Chief scientistDerek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1693C cruise report cl16_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSt. Abbs Head and Bell Rock
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1693C cruise track — trk4058a.html FRV Clupea 1693C cruise track — trk4058b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 21
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 72
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 72
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 93
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 251
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: trawl hauls
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 21
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 251
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: trawl hauls
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: trawl hauls
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of stations = 72
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 251
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of stations = 72
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 251