Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0398C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0398C
Cruise period1998-02-18 — 1998-02-27
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the suitability of the RCTV vehicle as a high-speed ground truthing system for RoxAnn data.
2. To establish a RoxAnn calibration transect in the Moray Firth.
3. To log continuous surface temperature and salinity data and to collect surface nutrient samples from throughout the area of interest.
4. If time permits, to investigate the sediment distributions around the eastern end of the Pentland Firth and South Ronaldsay.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0398C cruise report cl3_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBurghead Bay, Guillam Bank, Moray Firth
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 500
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 20
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 16
Description: Tows TV and Photo.
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 926
Description: RoxAnn