Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 5/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier5/76
Cruise period1976-04-08 — 1976-04-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To continue the benthic survey of fine particulate sediments off Lowestoft and to take shear stress measurements using a hand-held viscometer.
2. To study the variations in suspended sediment content of the water column with current velocity at fixed stations over a tidal cycle.
3. To collect samples of mud and benthic fauna for laboratory investigations.
4. To investigate the production of a fluid mud stream by a dredger when dumping its load.
Chief scientistJ A Bedwell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 5/76 cruise report tellina05_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Tellina 5/76 cruise track — trk1749.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 3
Description: 13 hours
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: 2
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 53
Description: physical analysis of sediments