FRV Clupea 1077C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1977-07-25 — 1977-07-29|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Environmental studies in the Firth ofForth area, including:
1. Salinity, temperature, nutrient, chlorophyll and carbon measurements.
2. Benthos and sediment collections for pollution studies.
3. Zooplankton sampling for heavy metal studies.
4. Collection and processing of large volumes of sea water for pollution studies.
5. Bacteriological sampling on the sewage sludge dumping grounds at Bell Rock and St Abbs Head.
|Chief scientist||Graham Topping (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Total - N||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of stations = 23|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of stations = 23|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: number of stations = 13|
|Contaminants in organisms||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
|Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
|Benthic bacteria/micro-organisms||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 5|
Description: survey:identification,distribution,monitoring etc.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 5|
Description: 6 physical/19 chemical analysis of sediments
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 1|