FRV Goldseeker 10/89 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/89 (2)
Cruise period1989-08-22 — 1989-08-29
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To field test equipment for sampling and filtration of large water volumes for trace organic contaminants

2) To follow the post-dumping movement of suspended sludge particles at the Garroch Head dumpsite over 24 hours and to obtain water and suspended particulate samples

3) To collect water and suspended particulate samples on a 20 mile transect south from Garroch Head.

4) To obtain water and suspended particulate samples during a complete tidal cycle, from a position in the Clyde estuary.
Chief scientistA G Kelly (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/89 (2) cruise report goldseeker10_89part2.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Checking for sediment.
Suspended matterDescription: Sludge sediment
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research