Cruise inventory

Veracious II 2004H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameVeracious II
Cruise identifier2004H
Cruise period2004-08-09 — 2004-08-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo undertake a biological baseline survey of the Buzzard platform site prior to installation of the platform itself, including a control area outside the future exclusion zone.
Chief scientistEmma Jones (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeVeracious II 2004H cruise programme 2004h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Cruise reportVeracious II 2004H cruise report 2004h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOuter Moray Firth (Buzzard Platform)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: At Buzzard site ROBIO was deployed with a mooring line to the surface and a marker buoy.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of surveys = 7
Description: 30 min tows were carried out along the transect running from the rig site out to the control zone.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 7
Description: 30 min tows were carried out along the transect running from the rig site out to the control zone.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Grab samples were collected for sediment samples.
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: At Buzzard site ROBIO was deployed with a mooring line to the surface and a marker buoy.
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: At Buzzard site ROBIO was deployed with a mooring line to the surface and a marker buoy.