Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1697C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1697C
Cruise period1997-09-22 — 1997-10-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake an acoustic survey of the areas south and east of Barra Head and in the Passage of Tiree.
2. To carry out an intensive TV, still photography and grab survey from throughout the southern Sea of the Hebrides.
3. To record surface temperature, salinity and fluorometric data from throughout the survey area.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1697C cruise report cl16_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificS and E of Barra Head, Passage of Tiree, southern Sea of Hebrides
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1697C cruise track — trk4328.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: TSR chemistry at 48 stations
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: TSR chemistry at 48 stations
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: TSR chemistry at 48 stations
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: TSR chemistry at 48 stations
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: Day Grabs
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: Camera and TV tows
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 740.8
Description: RoxAnn.