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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0579C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0579C
Cruise period1979-04-30 — 1979-05-10
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To monitor the rate of dilution of segregated ballast from a tanker discharging into Sullom Voe.
2. To conduct hydrographic and chemical surveys in Busta Voe and in Sullom Voe including sampling of hydrocarbon and heterotrophic analysis.
3. To evaluate the CSTD recorder.
4. To lay and recover 4 sets of Sedimentation Traps in Sullom Voe.
5. To collect benthos samples near the oil terminal area.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0579C cruise report cl5_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSullom Voe
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 81
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 17
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 19
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 75
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 16
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 85
Suspended matter
Petroleum residues
Bottom deposits
Contaminants in organisms
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: waste water:other
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 16