Cruise inventory

RV Corella 12/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12/74
Cruise period1974-07-30 — 1974-08-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of selected dissolved trace metals (cadmium,
copper, nickel and zinc) in the English Channel between the Straits of Dover and Lands End/Ushant.
2. To compare surface sampling techniques for the collection of trace metal samples.
3. To intercalibrate methods of trace metal analysis between the Hydrographic
Section, the Fisheries Radiobiology Laboratory and the Institute of Marine Environmental Reseach (IMER) Plymouth.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12/74 cruise report corella12_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 12/74 cruise track — trk1363a.html RV Corella 12/74 cruise track — trk1363b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 115
Description: 74 surface and 39 surface and bottom
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 74
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: chemical pollutants
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 1
Routine standard measurements