Cruise inventory

RV Corella 1A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier1A/74
Cruise period1974-01-03 — 1974-01-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect samples of fish, benthos and sediments from areas of actual
or impending oil production, and from control areas, for hydrocarbon
analysis.
2. To collect additional sediment and water samples from the Ekofisk
field for intercalibration with the Norwegians, Torry Research Station
and Orielton Oil Pollution Research Unit.
Chief scientistKeith W Wilson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 1A/74 cruise report corella01a_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 1A/74 cruise track — trk1350.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: surface and bottom samples from the vicinity of Ekofisk storage reservoir
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: fish, benthos and sediment samples from four oilfields plus a control site
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: sediment samples from four oilfields plus a control site
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: samples from four oilfields plus a control site