Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0498S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0498S
Cruise period1998-03-09 — 1998-03-16
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 biochemical measurements and histopathology in fish.
3. Sampling for Nephrops in the Burra Haaf and Little Halibut Bank areas.
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 0498S cruise report sc04_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea, south of Shetland Islands
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0498S cruise track — trk4319.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 102
Description: Stations
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: Nephrops trawls
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Fish trawls
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: macrobenthos analysis
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Fish trawls
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: Nephrops trawls