FRV Clupea 0896C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0896C
Cruise period1996-05-22 — 1996-06-05
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect sediment samples from the Clyde Sea area, and selected sea lochs including the Gareloch and Lochs Fyne and Dutch. To process these samples to extract interstitial water and undertake preliminary chemical analysis in support of programme to describe the chemical composition of sea bed sediments. To collect and analyse sanples of dogwhelks from selected locations in Loch Laxford.
Chief scientistIan M Davies (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0896C cruise report cl8_96.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde Sea, Gareloch, Loch Fyne, Loch Duich, Loch Laxford
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0896C cruise track — cl8_96track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.