Cruise inventory

RV Corella 7/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier7/75
Cruise period1975-05-06 — 1975-05-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of selected dissolved and particulate trace metals (cadmium, copper, nickel and zinc) in the water of the southern North Sea, paying particular attention to techniques for sampling the particulate phase.
2. To survey the distribution of selected trace metals in the water and surface sediments over tidal cycles at selected localities in the estuary of the Humber.
3. To investigate the analysis of dissolved ammonia in a variety of sea water types.
4. To service JONSIS 1 and 2 current meter rigs.
5. To collect sea water samples for the analysis of radioactive caesium by the Fisheries Radiobiology Laboratory.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 7/75 cruise report corella07_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 7/75 cruise track — trk1591.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 120
Description: Top & bottom (mixture T and S)
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: servicing JONSIS moorings
Chemical oceanography 
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 62
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 62
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 119
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: 25-litre surface water for caesium
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 119
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 37
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of samples = 37
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments