Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0396C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0396C
Cruise period1996-02-21 — 1996-03-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake a RoxAnn survey from Cape Wrath to Barra Head. On the completion of this work, the vessel will return to specific areas in the Minch and repeat the survey.
2. To record surface temperature, salinity and fluorometric data from the survey area.
3. To ground-truth the acoustic data and to collect grab and Agassiz trawl samples from the sedimentary zones defined by RoxAnn.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0396C cruise report cl3_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN and S Minches
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0396C cruise track — trk4206.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1000
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 390
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 390
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 390
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 390
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 39
Description: for Fluor. cals
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1000
Description: RoxAnn 38 kHz