RV Seol Mara

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Seol Mara (74S5)
Cruise period1989-07-07 — 1989-07-13
Port of departureStrontian, United Kingdom
Port of returnLochaline, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To initiate and test dye tracing techniques using the Chelsea Instruments Aquatracks fluorometer and the DECCA trisponder system.
2. To test measurement techniques using recording current meters to obtain vertical profiles of current and current shear.
3. To deploy 2 Aanderas current meters, one near-surface and one near bed, in the upper basin of Loch Sunart.
4. If time permits to conduct a rapid axial survey of the loch with the STD12.
Chief scientistBill Turrell (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Seol Mara  cruise report seol_mara_jul89.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Sunart
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research