Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1200S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1200S
Cruise period2000-08-01 — 2000-08-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo obtain samples of fish, shellfish, other biota and sediments along gradients from fixed offshore oil production installations in the North Sea for determination of hydrocarbon composition and concentration, biological effects measurements and sensory assessment.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1200S cruise report sc12_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Water samples at 3 depths for hydrocarbon concentration and composition.
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: Sediments taken by a grab for hydrocarbon concentration and composition.
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Water samples at 3 depths for hydrocarbon concentration and composition.
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: 500 fish samples for sensory assessment hydrocarbon concentation and composition in pools of flesh and liver, 164 liver samples for enzyme analysis.
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: 500 fish samples for sensory assessment hydrocarbon concentation and composition in pools of flesh and liver, 164 liver samples for enzyme analysis.
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: 500 fish samples for sensory assessment hydrocarbon concentation and composition in pools of flesh and liver, 164 liver samples for enzyme analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: 500 fish samples for sensory assessment hydrocarbon concentation and composition in pools of flesh and liver, 164 liver samples for enzyme analysis.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: 500 fish samples for sensory assessment hydrocarbon concentation and composition in pools of flesh and liver, 164 liver samples for enzyme analysis.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Water samples at 3 depths for hydrocarbon concentration and composition.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: Sediments taken by a grab for hydrocarbon concentration and composition.