Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0596S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0596S
Cruise period1996-04-02 — 1996-04-08
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate Braer oil spill effects of hydrocarbon loadings in sediments and histopathology in fish.
2. To locate and sample a single well drilling site.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0596S cruise report sc05_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSE of Fair Isle, SW of Shetland mainland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0596S cruise track — trk4198.html
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 39
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 21
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 7
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 7
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Trawls
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 21
Description: Day grabs
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 39
Description: Craib cores