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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0589C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0589C_1
Cruise period1989-04-17 — 1989-04-29
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a grab survey on Ballantrae Bank to check for herring eggs depositied subsequent to those observed on cruise C3/89 and C4/89.
2. To commission the new cored cable/water sampling system.
3. To carry out dispersion studies at Garroch Head of the sewage plume in the water column, in order to investigate the movement and fate of trace metals in the sludge after dumping.
4. To obtain sediment samples at the Garroch Head dump site and surrounding areas for the analysis of bacterial spores
Chief scientistG K Clark (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John A Morrison (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0589C_1 cruise report cl5_89part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0589C_1 cruise track — trk3541.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 1 recovered
Suspended matterDescription: pump samples
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: acoustic studies of plume
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 270
Description: benthic eggs of pelagic species
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms
Benthic bacteria/micro-organisms
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 270
Description: Day Grab
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters55° 7' 30" N  5° 2' 24" W — recovered mooring with 1cm, laid 25.03.89