Cruise inventory

RV Corella 7/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier7/77
Cruise period1977-05-09 — 1977-05-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To recover the array of current meter rigs laid by CORELLA in
2. To work a standard hydrographic station and sample for Caesium
134 and 137 at each current meter station of the MAFF/IOS Bidston
3. To test the suitability of the mini-scanner for use as an aid to
the location of current meter rigs.
4. To moor two current meter rigs in the area between Smiths Knoll
and the Silver Pit for Dr Greer Walker.
Chief scientistG C Baxter (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 7/77 cruise report corella07_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 7/77 cruise track — trk1929a.html RV Corella 7/77 cruise track — trk1929b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: 32 S surface
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 11 stations recovered and 2 redeployed
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 71
Description: 137Cs
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: trials of miniscanner