Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1102S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1102S
Cruise period2002-07-20 — 2002-08-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To conduct a survey of the offshore oil development and production effects on hydrocarbon loadings in fish, shellfish and sediments in the East Shetland Basin.
2. To conduct a random stratified sampling survey in the East Shetland Basin to determine temporal changes in hydrocarbon loading in surficial and depth profile sediment samples.
3. To conduct a survey of the offshore oil development and production effects on hydrocarbon loadings in fish, shellfish and sediments in the Forties field.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1102S cruise report sc11_02.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast Shetland Basin and Forties field
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1102S cruise track — sc11_02track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Measurements 
Contamination 
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 315
Description: Sediments for PAH analysis
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 269
Description: Plasma Vtg analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 373
Description: Fish liver for biological effects measurements; hepatic EROD activity; PAH bile metabolite determination
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 240
Description: Liver and gonad histology
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 373
Description: Fish liver for biological effects measurements; hepatic EROD activity; PAH bile metabolite determination
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 269
Description: Plasma Vtg analysis
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 124
Description: Alkyl phenol analysis
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 240
Description: Liver and gonad histology
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 124
Description: Alkyl phenol analysis