Cruise inventory

RV Corella 1/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier1/76
Cruise period1976-01-06 — 1976-01-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of nutrient salts in the southern North Sea in order to monitor trends towards eutrophication. Analyses to be performed at sea by Auto-Analyser. Samples also to be returned to the Laboratory for analysis in order to test storage techniques for the Laboratory's North East coast survey.
2. To collect water samples for trace metal analysis at selected stations, mainly between the Thames estuary and the Hook of Holland.
3. To exchange trace metal intercalibration water samples with the Netherlands Rijkswaterstraat North Sea Directorate in the Hague.
4. To intercalibrate nutrient salt techniques and filtration equipment with the Texel Laboratory of the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research.
5. To collect live plaice and eggs for Dr Purdom.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 1/76 cruise report corella01_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 1/76 cruise track — trk1727.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 67
Description: surface 16 S bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 66
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 66
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 66
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 48
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 66
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 66
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Biology and fisheries 
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 66
Phytoplankton
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: aquaculture