Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 3/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/82
Cruise period1982-03-08 — 1982-03-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) 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 scientistIan 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 reportFRV Goldseeker 3/82 cruise report goldseeker3_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 3/82 cruise track — trk2888.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 37
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 37
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 37
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 36
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosDescription: Agassiz trawl.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Grab trials