FRV Goldseeker 3/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/83
Cruise period1983-03-15 — 1983-04-04
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Hydrochemical surveys of the Forth estuary west of Musselburgh

2) Collection of radio-caesium sample off Arbroath

3) Crab fishing in Leith-seafield area

4) Collection of samples for Micro-tox analysis

5) Calibration of quantum meter
Chief scientistIan M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/83 cruise report goldseeker3_83.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 40
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of stations = 12
CrustaceansDescription: Crab Pots