Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0899S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0899S
Cruise period1999-05-13 — 1999-05-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Offshore oil development and production effects on hydrocarbon loadings in fish, shellfish and sediment. (13.5 days).
2. Piper Alpha - third post toppling survey. (2 days).
3. Braer oil spill effects on Nephrops in the Burra Haaf with reference to a control site (0.5 days).
4. Braer oil spill effects on hydrocarbon loadings in sediments south east Fair Isle. (0.5 days).
5. Braer oil spill effects on biochemical measurements and histopathology in fish at the Little Halibut Bank (0.5 days).
6. Collection of various samples, including squid, monkfish, juvenile haddock, Buccinum and hermit crabs for MSc and PhD student projects.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0899S cruise report sc08_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificBurra Haaf (west of Shetland), south east of Fair Isle, North Sea.
Measurements 
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of specimens = 256
Description: Fish for livers and flesh for PAH determination
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 600
Description: mixed function oxidase measurements
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 128
Description: Grab samples for PAH determination