FRV Clupea 0181C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0181C
Cruise period1981-02-09 — 1981-02-13
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To deploy current meter moorings in the Moray Firth area at the following positions:-
i. 57º 56'N 2º 54'W
ii. 58º 11.6'N 3º 1.2'W
iii. 58º 25.2'N 1º 36.5'W
2. To work hydrographic/chemistry stations at the positions given on the attached list.
3. To collect grab samples for organic carbon analysis along section B (see attached station list). The lightness of the Van Veen grab and the prevailing sea conditions and/or the nature of the bottom prevented grab samples being obtained.
Chief scientistEric W Henderson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0181C cruise report cl1_81.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN.E. Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0181C cruise track — trk2717.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: deployment of current meters.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 18
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 18
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 18
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 18
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 18
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters58° 11' 35" N  3° 1' 12" W —
Current meters57° 55' 59" N  2° 53' 59" W —
Current meters58° 25' 12" N  1° 36' 29" W —