1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in water and sediments around selected North Sea oil installations and the Forth Forties line.
2. To trawl for commercial fish species AHH analysis and taste panel assessment.
Persisting adverse weather made ''Explorer'' seek shelter on passage to Fetlar. Due to adverse weather conditions, the full sampling prograame was not completed
Alistair D McIntosh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
North Sea Norwegian Sea
North Sea, Bell Rock, Forth Estuary, Beryl, Thistle/Muchison area, Brent, Ninian, Fair Isle, Moray Firth