Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/79
Cruise period1979-07-02 — 1979-07-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. A baseline survey of the Beatrice Oilfield.
2. A survey of the dredging/reclamation disturbance near the Cromarty Firth.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/79 cruise report mara6_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBeatrice Oilfield
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Samples taken at a series of stations north, south, east and west of the central rig in Beatrice Field.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: S only.
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsDescription: Sedimentation traps laid 1 mile east and 1 mile south of the central rig.
ZoobenthosDescription: Agassiz trawl hauls taken at a series of stations north, south, east and west of the central rig in Beatrice Field.