Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0495C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0495C
Cruise period1995-02-28 — 1995-03-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTarbert, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect sea water samples from the Garroch Head sewage disposal site, and from areas adjacent to the disposal site, the microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
2. To collect sea water samples from the Garroch Head sewage sludge disposal site, and from areas adjacent to the disposal site, for measurement of suspended solid levels in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
3. To collect sea bed sediment samples from the Garroch Head sewage sludge disposal site, and from areas adjacent to the disposal site, for microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
4. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Garroch Head sewage sludge disposal site, and at locations adjacent to the disposal site, to collect samples of representative species for chemical analysis in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
5. To undertake a trawl survey at the Garroch Head sewage sludge disposal site, and at locations adjacent to the disposal site, to collect samples of representative species for chemical analysis in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
6. To collect sea water samples from the Wide Firth, Bay of Kirkwall and adjacent areas off the Orkney Isles, for microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
7. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Wide Firth, Bay of Kirkwall and adjacent areas off the Orkney Isles, for microbiological analysis on FRV Clupea.
8. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Wide Firth, Bay of Kirkwall and adjacent areas off the Orkney Isles, for chemical analysis in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
9. To collect seabed sediment samples from Clift Sound and Whiteness Voe, Shetland Isles, for biological analysis in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen. Abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.
10. To collect seabed sediment samples from the selected dredge spoil disposal sites in coastal waters off the Western Isles, Orkney Isles and Shetland Isles, and from selected sites in coastal waters around the Scottish mainland between the Firth of Clyde and Fraserburgh, for particle size and heavy metal analyses in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
11. To collect a supply of reference sea water off Cape Wrath, for oyster larvae bioassay experiments to be undertaken in the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen.
12. To carry out enforcement visits under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 at a number of locations on the Isle of Arran.
Chief scientistDerek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0495C cruise report cl4_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificCoastal waters off the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland, Firth of Clyde and selected sites around the Scottish mainland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0495C cruise track — cl4_95track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 64
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: suspended solids measurements.
Other dissolved substances
Bottom deposits
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Samples of fish collected for heavy metal analysis
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Grabs
Core - soft bottomDescription: Corer