Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0588S_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0588S_2
Cruise period1988-05-21 — 1988-05-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo perform a check monitoring survey on sewage sludge dump grounds off the Forth, integrating environmental and fish disease studies, and to carry out comparative fish disease surveys in the Moary Firth and vicinity of Orkney and Shetland.
Chief scientistA H McVicar (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0588S_2 cruise report sc05_88part2.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFirth of Forth, Moray Firth, Orkney, Fair Isle
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: acoustic stations
Chemical oceanography 
Radioactivity
Contamination 
Suspended matter
Petroleum residues
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 3
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: video
Biology and fisheries 
Zoobenthos
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: pathology
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: hydrocarbon concentrations
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 22
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 22
Bottom photographyDescription: video