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Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger 2293H_1 (CH104A)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifier2293H_1 (CH104A)
Cruise period1993-06-14 — 1993-06-21
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the horizontal distribution of sandeel shoals around Shetland and Fair Isle including a detailed investigation of the region around Sumburgh, Sandeel distribution between Shetland and Lewis will also be investigated if time is available.
2. To investigate the relationship between seabird foraging patterns and the distribution of their prey.
3. To carry out a hydrographic and late larval survey between Shetland and Lewis.
Chief scientistPeter J Wright (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger 2293H_1 (CH104A) cruise report ch104_2293h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificAround Shetland
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Petroleum residuesDescription: hydrocarbon fluorometer
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: beam trawl
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: day grab
Core - soft bottomDescription: box & craib corer