Cruise inventory

Forth Ranger

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Forth Ranger (74FR)
Cruise period1990-01-01 — 1990-05-31
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRiverine inputs of contaminants to the sea.
1. To deploy and maintain a current meter/transmissometer mooring.
2. To undertake chemical surveys of the Firth of Forth and Forth estuary.
Chief scientistPhilip W Balls (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportForth Ranger  cruise report forth_ranger_jan90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificForth Estuary
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Chemical surveys were collected during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.
Current metersQuantity: number of measurements = 5
Description: A number of good current meter records were gatherd during the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Chemical surveys were collected during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.
Trace elementsDescription: Chemical surveys were collected during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.
Contamination 
Trace metalsDescription: Chemical surveys were collected during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.