FRV Clupea 0396C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1996-02-21 — 1996-03-07|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake a RoxAnn survey from Cape Wrath to Barra Head. On the completion of this work, the vessel will return to specific areas in the Minch and repeat the survey.
2. To record surface temperature, salinity and fluorometric data from the survey area.
3. To ground-truth the acoustic data and to collect grab and Agassiz trawl samples from the sedimentary zones defined by RoxAnn.
|Chief scientist||Michael R Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||N and S Minches|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: track kilometres = 1000|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 390|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 390|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of samples = 390|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 390|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of samples = 39|
Description: for Fluor. cals
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 1000|
Description: RoxAnn 38 kHz