Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI7/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7/68
Cruise period1968-05-16 — 1968-05-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey the Southern Bight and Borkum spawning areas for fisheggs and larvae.
2. To monitor continuously the Chlorophyll-A content, temperature, transparency and turbidity of the surface sea water and to obtain water samples for nutrient salt analyses.
3. To carry out productivity studies using the Coulter Counter.
4. To investigate the vertical distribution of fish larvae.
5. To test the data logging system.
6. To collect small fish for stomach content analysis.
7. To carry out gear tests with (a) the Boothbay net and (b) the
standard 30-inch tin tow net.
Chief scientistDerek Harding (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7/68 cruise report clione7_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 108
Description: 41 T surface 3 T bottom
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 101
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 101
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll "A"