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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1086C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1086C
Cruise period1986-08-06 — 1986-08-25
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. The placement of 3 current meter moorings in the Northwest Shelf area.
2. A hydrographic survey of the Northwest Shelf with the deployment of drogues.
3. The working of the JONSIS line.
4. To deploy caged queen scallops off Calbeck Head and do a sediment survey of Sullom Voe, and fish for queen scallops within Sullum Voe.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1086C cruise report cl10_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest Shelf/ Sullom Voe
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1086C cruise track — trk3280.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 92
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 2
Description: recovered only;2731 hours
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: parachute drogues
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 6
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 12
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 12
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 18
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of measurements = 54
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 54
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 16