FRV Goldseeker 3/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/84
Cruise period1984-03-12 — 1984-04-05
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To investigate the movements of suspended sediment and associtated contaminants in the areas: Roayth, Hound point, Seafield and Tancred bank.

2) To collect sediment samples in the estuary and Firth (south side)

3) To occupy anchor stations for full tidal cycles to assess fluxes of sedimant and metallic contaminants.

4) To collect a water sample for radio-caesium analysis of Arbroath at 56°32' N, 02°20' W.
Chief scientistIan M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/84 cruise report goldseeker3_84.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 5
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 1
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 73
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: ATP-ADP-AMP concentrations