RV Tellina 7A/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Tellina (74TE)|
|Cruise period||1973-05-24 — 1973-06-07|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To make a hydrographic survey of the estuary with particular reference to those features relevant to the dispersal of oyster larvae. The work to include:-
(a) A number of small releases of Rhodamine Bdesigned to measure the water
movements in various parts of the estuary.
(b) The use of 2 moored current meters.
(c) The working of a station off Messack Point over both a spring and a neap tidal cycle t o measure salinity, temperature and water velocity.
(d) The measurement of the salinity and temperature distributions along the length of the estuary.
|Chief scientist||John W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||50-05N;05-05W to 50-14N;04-57W|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: S only
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 29|
Description: 3 T surface
|Current meters||Quantity: 2|
Description: 7 days:direct reading
|Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: 6|
Description: dynamic diffusion