FRV Clupea 1895C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1995-11-13 — 1995-11-24|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Beaufort's Dyke dredge spoil disposal site; from the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site; and from the area adjacent to the explosives disposal site and the Premier Transco Scotland to Northern Ireland natural gas pipeline. The samples will be preserved for particle size and chemical analyses.
2. To undertake exploratory side-scan sonar and underwater television studies in the vicinity of the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site, to confirm the suitability of selected areas for seabed trawling operations. To undertake a subsequent trawl survey in the selected areas, to collect samples of representative species for chemical analysis.
3. To map the seabed in the northern sector of the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site, and in areas adjacent to the explosives disposal site and the Premier Transco natural gas pipeline, using RoxAnn.
4. To undertake preliminary side-scan sonar and underwater television surveys in the northern sector of the Beaufort's Dyke site, and in areas adjacent to the disposal site and the Premier Transco natural gas pipeline.
5. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Sound of Mull, Loch Linnhe and Inner Sound munitions disposal sites, for particle size and chemical analyses.
|Chief scientist||Derek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.64 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||Beaufort's Dyke, Sound of Mull, Loch Linnhe, Inner Sound|
|Track charts||(0.52 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 67|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Description: Side-scan sonar|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Description: RoxAnn survey.|