FRV Clupea 1196C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1996-07-17 — 1996-07-29|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake towed sledge and "drop frame" underwater television surveys at selected locations within the North Channel, the Firth of Clyde and the northern Irish Sea, to complement the side-scan sonar investigations undertaken during FRV Clupea Cruise 0796C.
2. To undertake a pulse induction survey at selected locations, to complement the towed sledge underwater television survey.
3.To undertake a magnetometer survey at selected locations, to supplement the magnetometer studies undertaken during FRV Clupea Cruise 0796C.
4. To undertake a limited seabed sediment sampling survey within the North Channel and northern Irish Sea, to collect samples for particle size and chemical analyses.
5. To undertake towed sledge underwater television surveys within the Sound of Mull and Inner Sound munitions disposal sites.
6. To undertake a limited seabed sediment sampling survey within the Inner Sound munitions disposal site, to collect samples for particle size and chemical analyses.
|Chief scientist||Derek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||West coast of Scotland, N Channel, Firth of Clyde, northern Irish Sea|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Description: Day Grabs|
|Magnetic measurements||Description: Magnetometer|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Description: Pulse induction|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Description: TV Sledge and Drop Frame|