FRV Goldseeker 5/88
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1988-04-17 — 1988-05-06|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To perform a detailed examination of the front between the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel.
2) To carry out a hydrochemical survey of the inner Firth of Clyde, Clyde estuary and associated sea lochs in order to identify the origin of manganese rich suspended particles observed in the outer first.
3) Grab samples of surface sediment will be taken from some sites.
|Chief scientist||Philip W Balls (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Firth of Clyde and North Channel|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 60|
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Total - N||Quantity: number of stations = 42|
|Suspended matter||Quantity: number of stations = 47|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of stations = 47|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of stations = 47|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Description: Surface sediment grabs|