FRV Clupea 0188C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0188C_2
Cruise period1988-03-19 — 1988-03-22
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect water samples at the Garroch Head dump site immediately post dumpings.
2. To deploy and recover settlement traps at and around the dump site.
3. To collect Craibe core samples at and around the dump site. Due to lack of time, this aim could not be attempted.
Chief scientistJ M Pirie (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0188C_2 cruise report cl1_88part2.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank; Loch Ewe; Garroch Head dumpsite
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: Tracking of dumped sewage sludge.
Suspended matterDescription: Samples of suspended material from the settlement traps and water column were collected by filtration for subsequent analysis.
Trace metalsDescription: Analysis for both "total" and dissolved mercury.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: Tracking of dumped sewage sludge.