Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0691S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0691S_1
Cruise period1991-06-06 — 1991-06-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To peform a check monitoring fish disease survey on sewage sludge disposal grounds off the Firth of Forth, at adjacent and distal reference areas (east Orkney) and in areas in the vicinity of oil fields (Moray Firth).
2. To collect samples of sediments from sewage sludge dump sites and adjacent reference areas to investigate chemical and microbial quality and to collect samples of fish from the same areas for the determination of chemical quality with respect to public health standards.
Chief scientistA H McVicar (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0691S_1 cruise report sc06_91part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, East Orkney and Forth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0691S_1 cruise track — trk3753.html
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 65
Description: sediment samples.
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of samples = 65
Description: sediment samples.
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: grabs
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: grabs
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: trawls
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: trawls