Cruise inventory

RV Corella 5/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5/77
Cruise period1977-03-23 — 1977-04-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesI . To establish an array of current meter stations in the eastern Irish
Sea to complement the array to be laid by IOS Bidston earlier in the
2. At each current meter station (both MAFF and IOS) to:
a. take water samples for analysis of Caesium 134 and 137,
b. work a standard hydrographic station,
c. release 50 Woodhead seabed drifters.
Chief scientistJ Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 5/77 cruise report corella05_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 5/77 cruise track — trk1927a.html RV Corella 5/77 cruise track — trk1927b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: 42 S surface 26 S bottom
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: 11 moorings deployed on this cruise (recovered on Corella cruise 7/77)
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1300
Description: bottom drifters
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 43
Description: 134-Cs and 137-Cs