Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1297C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1297C
Cruise period1997-07-22 — 1997-07-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake an acoustic survey of the areas south of Barra Head and to the east, west and south of Coll, Tiree and Colonsay.
2. To record surface temperature, salinity and fluorometric data from throughout the area and to collect surface nutrient and salinity calibration samples.
3. To ground-truth the acoustic data.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1297C cruise report cl12_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSouth Minches, south and east of Barra Head and west of Coll, Tiree, Mull and Islay
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1297C cruise track — trk4326.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: survey square kilometres = 1000
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 100
Description: Underway surface
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 100
Description: Underway surface
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 100
Description: Underway surface
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 100
Description: Underway surface
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: Grabs
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
Description: Bottom discrimination