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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 13/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier13/76
Cruise period1976-11-23 — 1976-11-25
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect water and plankton samples at the standard Firth of Forth sampling grid stations.
2. To measure temperature and salinity over a total cycle at two stations between lines A and B in approximately 30m of water.
Chief scientistR James Shepherd (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 13/76 cruise report mara13_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 29
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 29
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 29
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 29
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 29
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 29
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 29
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 11