FRV Explorer 4/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Explorer (74EX)|
|Cruise period||1982-04-30 — 1982-05-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) Chemical analysis of caught fish.
2) Radio caesium sampling.
3) Sampling of North Sea benthos stations
All stations around the oilfields were sampled for microbenthic and epibenthic fauna, particle size analysis, diesel analysis, carbon/chlorophyll analysis, and fish for taste panel assessment and observations on disease and ulceration. 26 general North Sea stations (including the JONIS line) were occupied and satisfactorily sampled.
|Chief scientist||Derek C Moore (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||North Sea; Orkney; Fair Isle, Montrose Oil Field, Sullom Voe, Calback Ness, Murchison Oil Field, Balta Sound, Beryl Oil Field, Arbroath|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
|Petroleum residues||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
|Chlorinated hydrocarbons||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
|Contaminants in organisms|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations