FRV Clupea 0183C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0183C
Cruise period1983-02-04 — 1983-02-11
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples of water, sediment and biota from the vicinity of the Guillam Bank Dumping site for cyanide and heavy metal analysis.
2. To undertake an underwater closed circuit television survey of the Guillam Bank Dump site.
3. To monitor the dumping of anode and cathode waste from the dumping vessel "Kindeaoe", and to determine resultant free cyanide levels in the water column and sediment following dumpsite.
4. To collect a water sample for radio-caesium monitoring at a position 57º 49'N 2º 58' W (off Buckie).
Chief scientistDerek Saward (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0183C cruise report cl1_83.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificE. Coast Scotland
Chemical oceanography 
Suspended matter
Trace metals
Other dissolved substancesDescription: Cyanide
Bottom deposits
Biology and fisheries 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 57
Bottom photographyDescription: Underwater TV