Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 10/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier10/70
Cruise period1970-11-25 — 1970-12-10
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1. A survey of selected mainland and island gas lochs with Multi-depth Plankton Indicators, associated with temperature and salinity observations.
2. Two transects of the Minches with Multi-depth Plankton Indicators and temperature and salinity observations.
3. A survey of selected mainland and island sea lochs for euphausiids and other crustaceous plankton, using 1m 60 and WP3 nets.
4. Collection of biological material for trace metal determinations.
5. Field trials of underwater TV system at Loch Ere and Loch Eil.
6. A routine survey of Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 10/70 cruise report mara10_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 28
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 8
Trace metals
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 30
Description: WP3 and 1 m nets