FRV Scotia 0699S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0699S
Cruise period1999-04-17 — 1999-04-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Braer oil spill effects on hydrocarbon loadings in sediments.
2. Braer oil spill effects on biochemical measurements and histopathology in fish.
3. Braer oil spill effects on Nephrops in the Burra Haaf with reference to a control site.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0699S cruise report sc06_99.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSouth east Fair Isle, south west Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0699S cruise track — sc06_99trk.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: Bottom trawl fitted with water temperature sensor
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: Trawls for Limanda for PAH measurements and mixed function oxidase determination
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Trawls for Nephrops for sensory assessment and PAH concentration
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: Sediment for PAH concentration
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Sediment for PAH concentration