1. To carry out a pre-exploitation baseline hydrocarbon survey in the licensed exploration areas west of the Isle of Wight.
2. To test the applicability of the 'Aquatracka' towed fluoriometer to the continuous monitoring of hydrocarbon levels in seawater whilst steaming through the solent.
3. To repeat background measurements of hydrocarbon levels in subsurface seawater in the Irish Sea and English Channel.
Michael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
English Channel, Liverpool Bay
Water bottle stations
Quantity: number of stations = 10 Description: T bottom only