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FRV Clupea 0501C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0501C
Cruise period2001-04-02 — 2001-04-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To deploy current meter and tide gauge moorings in Loch Torridon.
2) To conduct plankton tows for sea lice nauplii in Loch Torridon and Loch Duich.
3) To take sediment cores in Loch Sunart for paleoclimatological analysis.
4) To deploy a current meter mooring in Loch Sunart.
5) To collect surface nutrient and chlorophyll samples for monitoring purposes.
Chief scientistPhil A Gillibrand (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0501C cruise report 0501c.pdf — access key 'C' (10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificKyle of Lochalsh, Loch Torridon, Loch Duich, Loch Sunart North East Atlantic, West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph with Fluorometer.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 19
Description: Seabird 25 CTD with fluorometer.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 80
Description: Surface nutrient survey.
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 80
Description: Surface nutrient survey.
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 79
Description: Ammonia samples
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 80
Description: Surface nutrient survey.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of profiles = 19
Description: Seabird 25 CTD with fluorometer.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph with Fluorometer.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 51
Description: Chlorophyll samples for calibration.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 17
Description: At 6 stations, plankton samples with 68micro mesh
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 30
Description: Sediment cores including five 1 metre cores.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters57° 31' 0" N  5° 40' 0" W — Sontek current meter at 3m
Current meters57° 37' 0" N  5° 57' 0" W — Aanderaa RCM7 at 30m and 90m with Temperature and conductivity.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)57° 34' 0" N  5° 43' 59" W — RD ADCP @ 92m, measuring between 92m and 18m
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)57° 34' 59" N  5° 58' 0" W — Aanderaa WLR7 @ 27m
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)57° 43' 59" N  5° 47' 59" W — Aanderaa WLR7 @ 23m
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Acoustic current meter
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5807042001-04-05 15:40  — 2001-07-18 08:00 57° 31' 14" N  5° 39' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 580704
2  Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5807162001-04-09 09:45  — 2001-07-17 13:00 57° 34' 37" N  5° 58' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 580716
5807282001-04-09 19:45  — 2001-07-18 16:45 57° 43' 48" N  5° 47' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 580728
19  CTD/STD cast
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5693522001-04-07 11:42 56° 40' 15" N  5° 52' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569352
5693642001-04-07 12:25 56° 39' 57" N  5° 51' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569364
5693762001-04-07 12:54 56° 39' 58" N  5° 50' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569376
5693882001-04-07 13:28 56° 40' 22" N  5° 49' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569388
5694072001-04-07 13:57 56° 40' 37" N  5° 49' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569407
5694192001-04-07 17:06 56° 42' 8" N  5° 43' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569419
5694202001-04-09 10:23 57° 32' 50" N  5° 41' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569420
5694322001-04-09 13:58 57° 31' 34" N  5° 39' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569432
5694442001-04-09 14:15 57° 32' 5" N  5° 40' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569444
5694562001-04-09 16:44 57° 34' 37" N  5° 43' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569456
5694682001-04-09 17:44 57° 38' 32" N  5° 56' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569468
5692722001-04-06 11:42 56° 40' 23" N  6° 0' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569272
5692842001-04-06 13:22 56° 40' 7" N  6° 0' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569284
5692962001-04-06 14:17 56° 40' 7" N  6° 0' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569296
5693032001-04-06 15:10 56° 39' 40" N  6° 0' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569303
5693152001-04-06 16:30 56° 39' 21" N  6° 0' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569315
5693272001-04-06 17:01 56° 39' 42" N  5° 59' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569327
5693392001-04-07 09:41 56° 40' 30" N  5° 51' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569339
5693402001-04-07 10:28 56° 40' 14" N  5° 51' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 569340
3  Paddle wheel current meter
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5806852001-04-05 11:00  — 2001-07-17 14:30 57° 38' 21" N  5° 56' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 580685
5806972001-04-05 11:00  — 2001-07-17 14:30 57° 38' 21" N  5° 56' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 580697
6046092001-04-07 16:00  — 2002-06-17 04:00 56° 41' 52" N  5° 42' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 604609