Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/75
Cruise period1975-01-16 — 1975-01-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of selected dissolved trace metals and nutrient salts in the water of the southern North Sea.
2. To survey the distribution of dissolved trace metals and nutrient salts over tidal cycles at selected localities in the estuaries of the Humber and Thames.
3. To intercalibrate sampling techniques for dissolved trace metals with the Texel laboratory o the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research.
4. To sample for the analysis of suspended particulate trace metals at selected stations during 1 and 2 above.
5. To sample surface sediments for the analysis of trace metals in the estuaries of the Humber and Thames.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/75 cruise report corella02_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 2/75 cruise track — trk1586.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 92
Description: surface plastic bucket and near-bottom Niskin bottle
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 87
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 87
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 87
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 87
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 92
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 92
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: surface sample collected off Lowestoft
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 15