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FRV Clupea 0901C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0901C
Cruise period2001-07-06 — 2001-07-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake plankton tows for sea lice naupllii and copepodid stages in Loch Torridon.
2. To conduct CTD and water sampling surveys in the Loch Torridon area.
3. To collect sedimetn samples in Loch Duich for studies of nitrogen cycling in sea loch sediments.
4. To collect sediment samples in Loch Duich for studies of ammonia-oxidising bacteria at fish farms.
5. To recover hydrographic moorings from Loch Torridon and adjacent coastal waters.
Chief scientistIan M Davies (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Phil A Gillibrand (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Torridon, North Minch
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 45
Description: Seabird SBE25 CTD temperature and conductivity profiles (depth profiles)
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 45
Description: Zooplankton samples collected by Neuston net and/or sub-surface pump. Cod-end mesh = 95 mirco metres. Samples collected for identification of sea lice nauplii and copepodid stages.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 36
Description: Grab samples collected along transects adjacent to fish farm cages for delta 15N analysis.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of samples = 16
Description: Pore water samples were collected using conventional extraction techniques, diffusion equilibralian thin film gels and diffusion gradient thin samples collected for the determination of diagentic processes and benthic fluxes
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 12
Description: Sediment cores collected using a sholhovitz and box corer. Samples processed for delta 15N incubation experiments, sediment microbiology and whole sediment chemistry.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters57° 38' 21" N  5° 56' 30" W — Two Aanderaa RCM-7 meters, deployed at 30 and 95 m in 105m of water, recovered on 17/7/01 after deployment on 5/4/01. Measuring velocity, temperature and conductivity.
Current meters57° 31' 0" N  5° 40' 0" W — Sontek Argonaunt current meter deployed at 3m depth in 28m of water, recovered on 18/7/01 after deployment on 5/4/01. Measured current speed and direction.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)57° 34' 59" N  5° 58' 0" W — Aanderaa WLR-5 bottom pressure sensor deployed at RONA. Recovered on 17/7/01 after deployment on 9/4/01. Measured seabed pressure and temperature.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)57° 43' 59" N  5° 47' 59" W — Aanderaa WLR-5 bottom pressure sensor deployed near Gairloch. Recoverded on 18/7/01 after deployment on 9/4/01. Measured seabed pressure and temperature.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
45  CTD/STD cast
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5701192001-07-07 12:02 57° 38' 33" N  5° 56' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570119
5701202001-07-07 13:43 57° 33' 6" N  5° 41' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570120
5701322001-07-07 16:58 57° 31' 38" N  5° 40' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570132
5701442001-07-08 08:08 57° 32' 10" N  5° 41' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570144
5701562001-07-08 14:57 57° 32' 6" N  5° 39' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570156
5701682001-07-08 15:13 57° 32' 29" N  5° 40' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570168
5701812001-07-08 17:05 57° 31' 5" N  5° 39' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570181
5701932001-07-08 17:15 57° 31' 19" N  5° 39' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570193
5702002001-07-08 17:26 57° 31' 37" N  5° 40' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570200
5702122001-07-08 17:39 57° 31' 58" N  5° 40' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570212
5702242001-07-08 17:51 57° 32' 27" N  5° 40' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570224
5702362001-07-09 09:34 57° 32' 21" N  5° 37' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570236
5702482001-07-09 10:02 57° 32' 8" N  5° 41' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570248
5702612001-07-09 12:32 57° 31' 32" N  5° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570261
5702732001-07-09 12:57 57° 33' 1" N  5° 37' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570273
5702852001-07-09 14:57 57° 32' 42" N  5° 35' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570285
5702972001-07-09 15:13 57° 32' 25" N  5° 34' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570297
5703042001-07-09 17:28 57° 32' 55" N  5° 34' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570304
5703162001-07-10 06:58 57° 34' 4" N  5° 45' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570316
5703282001-07-10 08:52 57° 34' 34" N  5° 43' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570328
5703412001-07-10 09:40 57° 35' 13" N  5° 45' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570341
5703532001-07-10 11:47 57° 35' 25" N  5° 47' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570353
5703652001-07-12 09:25 57° 14' 45" N  5° 28' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570365
5703772001-07-12 10:05 57° 14' 53" N  5° 28' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570377
5703892001-07-12 12:15 57° 14' 48" N  5° 28' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570389
5703902001-07-12 12:45 57° 14' 48" N  5° 28' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570390
5704082001-07-17 12:08 57° 38' 26" N  5° 56' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570408
5704212001-07-18 10:12 57° 32' 50" N  5° 41' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570421
5704332001-07-18 11:36 57° 31' 6" N  5° 39' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570433
5705622001-07-18 14:52 57° 34' 10" N  5° 43' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570562
5705742001-07-18 15:05 57° 34' 25" N  5° 44' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570574
5705862001-07-18 15:20 57° 34' 58" N  5° 44' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570586
5705982001-07-18 15:35 57° 35' 45" N  5° 45' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570598
5704452001-07-18 11:50 57° 31' 19" N  5° 39' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570445
5704572001-07-18 12:07 57° 31' 36" N  5° 40' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570457
5704692001-07-18 12:20 57° 31' 58" N  5° 40' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570469
5704702001-07-18 12:34 57° 32' 28" N  5° 40' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570470
5704822001-07-18 12:47 57° 32' 54" N  5° 41' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570482
5704942001-07-18 13:10 57° 33' 14" N  5° 41' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570494
5705012001-07-18 13:26 57° 33' 51" N  5° 42' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570501
5705132001-07-18 13:54 57° 34' 22" N  5° 41' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570513
5705252001-07-18 14:08 57° 34' 27" N  5° 41' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570525
5705372001-07-18 14:19 57° 34' 31" N  5° 42' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570537
5705492001-07-18 14:29 57° 34' 39" N  5° 42' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570549
5705502001-07-18 14:40 57° 34' 23" N  5° 43' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 570550