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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0193C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0193C_2
Cruise period1993-01-13 — 1993-01-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct fluorometric measurements in the surface waters around the area of the Shetlands impacted by the Braer oil spill.
2. To collect water, particulate and sediment samples for hydrocarbon analysis.
3. To undertake sea-bird counts.
4. To conduct a mark-recapture experiment using seabird carcasses.
Chief scientistDerek C Moore (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBraer Oilspill
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0193C_2 cruise report cl1_93part2.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificAround the southern part of Shetland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0193C_2 cruise track — trk3891.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in hours = 31
Description: Chelsea fluorometer
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 65
Description: filtered through GFFs
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 96
Description: grabs
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 69
Description: 2.5l water samples
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 96
Description: grabs