FRV Scotia 11/81 PT1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier11/81 PT1
Cruise period1981-11-06 — 1981-11-11
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons around the Murchison, Brent, Beryl and Forties Oil Fields.
2. To undertake a hydrocarbons survey of the Forth-Forties Line.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/81 PT1 cruise report sc11_81part1.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificMurchison, Forties, Brent and Beryl Fields
Track chartsFRV Scotia 11/81 PT1 cruise track — trk2704.html
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 56
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 40
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 21
Description: monitoring, population studies
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 56
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations