FRV Goldseeker 3/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1982-03-08 — 1982-03-31|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To collect fish from the vicinity of the sewage sludge dumping ground at St Abb's Head for metal analysis.
2) To collect samples of water, sediment and biota for metal analysis in the outer part of the Firth of Forth, particularly in the area between Edinburgh and Dunbar.
3) To collect samples of water, sediment and biota for metal analysis in the upper reaches of the Firth of Forth, between the Forth Bridge and Grangemouth.
|Chief scientist||Ian M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), J M Pirie (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Specific||Firth of Forth|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Description: Agassiz trawl.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: Grab trials