Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 8/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8/73
Cruise period1973-08-01 — 1973-08-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Hydrobiological survey of the Firth of Clyde.
2. Near bottom plankton sampling with Dr.Beyer's bottom plankton sampler.
3. Juvenile plaice survey.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), D J Murison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), James A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Richard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8/73 cruise report mara8_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 30
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 30
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 30
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 30
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 30
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 30
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: counts
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 10