Cruise inventory

RV Corella 5A/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5A/75
Cruise period1975-03-17 — 1975-03-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate by a programme of grabbing and trawling the disposal grounds off the Humber, Tyne and Tees.
2. To collect samples of sediment, benthos and fish from these areas for chemical analysis.
3. To survey the colliery waste dumping ground off the Wear.
Chief scientistKeith W Wilson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 5A/75 cruise report corella05a_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 5A/75 cruise track — trk1589a.html RV Corella 5A/75 cruise track — trk1589b.html RV Corella 5A/75 cruise track — trk1589c.html
Trace metals
Petroleum residues
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: Presence of coal and fly ash residues
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Description: Agassiz trawl (5) and oyster dredge (4)
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Granton trawl
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Granton trawl
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 163
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of samples = 20