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RV Tellina 7A/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier7A/73
Cruise period1973-05-24 — 1973-06-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo 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 scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 7A/73 cruise report tellina07a_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific50-05N;05-05W to 50-14N;04-57W
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 29
Description: 3 T surface
Current metersQuantity: 2
Description: 7 days:direct reading
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 6
Description: dynamic diffusion