FRV Scotia 11/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier11/82
Cruise period1982-10-27 — 1982-11-04
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in water and sediment around the Beatrice, Murchison, Brent, Beryl, Forties and Montrose oilfields and along the Forth Forties line.
2. To investigate the effects of high hydrocarbon loads in the sediments around Beryl on benthic animal distribution.
Chief scientistJohn M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/82 cruise report sc11_82.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificOuter Moray Firth, JONSIS line, northwestern North Sea and northeast of Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 11/82 cruise track — trk2884.html
Petroleum residues
Bottom deposits
Contaminants in organisms