Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1196C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1196C
Cruise period1996-07-17 — 1996-07-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistDerek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWest coast of Scotland, N Channel, Firth of Clyde, northern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Day Grabs
Magnetic measurementsDescription: Magnetometer
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: TV Sledge and Drop Frame
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: Pulse induction