FRV Clupea 0398C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1998-02-18 — 1998-02-27|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the suitability of the RCTV vehicle as a high-speed ground truthing system for RoxAnn data.
2. To establish a RoxAnn calibration transect in the Moray Firth.
3. To log continuous surface temperature and salinity data and to collect surface nutrient samples from throughout the area of interest.
4. If time permits, to investigate the sediment distributions around the eastern end of the Pentland Firth and South Ronaldsay.
|Chief scientist||Michael R Robertson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Specific||Burghead Bay, Guillam Bank, Moray Firth|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: track kilometres = 500|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 20|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of deployments = 16|
Description: Tows TV and Photo.
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 926|