FRV Scotia 0585S_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1985-05-17 — 1985-05-25|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in sediments around Beryl the east Shetland Basin, Beatrice and the Forth Forties line.
2. To monitor the benthos around the Beryl field.
3. To measure hydrocarbon levels in water samples from the predicted outfall flume from a production platform in the east Shetland Basin.
4. Biological monitoring of natural populations in infauna, epifauna and fish species from areas close to oil activity and in areas distant from such activity.
5. Collection of water for radio-caesium analysis.
|Chief scientist||Alistair D McIntosh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|Specific||Northwest North Sea, East Shetland Basin, Moray Firth|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Petroleum residues||Quantity: number of samples = 96|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Benthic bacteria/micro-organisms||Quantity: number of samples = 16|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 127|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 127|
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations