Cruise inventory

Forth Ranger FR0590

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Forth Ranger (74FR)
Cruise identifierFR0590
Cruise period1990-05-09 — 1990-05-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePort Edgar, United Kingdom
Port of returnPort Edgar, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To deploy and maintain a current meter/transmissometer mooring.
2. To undertake chemical surveys of the Firth of Forth and Forth estuary.
Chief scientistPhilip W Balls (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportForth Ranger FR0590 cruise report forth_ranger_jan90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth Of Forth
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Chemical oceanography 
Phosphate
Nitrate
Ammonia
Silicate
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 34
Description: 8 with surface only
Trace metals
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)