FRV Clupea 0696C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0696C
Cruise period1996-04-01 — 1996-04-19
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake an intensive TV, still photography and grab survey in selected areas of the Minches.
2. To record surface temperature and salinity levels from the survey areas.
3. To collect further RoxAnn data from the Minches.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0696C cruise report cl6_96.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLittle Minch, North Minch and Sea of Hebrides
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0696C cruise track — cl6_96track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Continuous data collected throughout the survey areas.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 20
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 22
Description: camera sledge tows.
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of track lines = 4
Description: RoxAnn transects.