Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 2/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/75
Cruise period1975-03-12 — 1975-03-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Hydro-chemical survey.
2. Grab sampling in selected areas.
3. Water samples for particulate matter.
4. Zooplankton sampling.
5. The placing of experimental live boxes containing queens and oysters.
6. Sampling for Institute of Geology, University of Edinburgh.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/75 cruise report mara2_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMethil.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: hydro-chemical survey
Chemical oceanography 
Phosphate
Nitrate
Ammonia
Silicate
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 8
Description: geochemical analysis.