Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0697S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0697S_1
Cruise period1997-05-06 — 1997-05-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Braer oil spill effects on hydrocarbon loadings in sediments.
2. Braer oil spill effects on histopathology in fish.
3. Sampling for Nephrops in the Burra Haaf area.
4. Braer oil spill effects on macrobenthos in the Burra Haaf area.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0697S_1 cruise report sc06_97part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSE of Fair Isle, SW of Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0697S_1 cruise track — trk4306.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 134
Description: Grabs for sediment samples
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Trawls for prawns for hydrocarbon chemistry
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Trawls for limanda limanda
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Stations, macrobenthos
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Trawls for limanda limanda
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Trawls for prawns for hydrocarbon chemistry