Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13/78
Cruise period1978-10-21 — 1978-11-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To moor 6 current meter rigs to supplement the 2 long-term stations
already established in the area.
2. To carry out the fourth of the 1978 water quality surveys of the Tyne
area sponsored by the Department of the Environment.
3. To carry out the fourth of a series of water quality surveys of the
Tees area requested by AEP 2.
4. To test the Miniscanner system for location of current meter rigs.
5. To recover the current meter rig on the Spurn station laid at the
request of AEP 2.
Chief scientistG C Baxter (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyDept.of Environment
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13/78 cruise report clione13_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13/78 cruise track — trk2173a.html RV Clione CLI13/78 cruise track — trk2173b.html RV Clione CLI13/78 cruise track — trk2173c.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Description: 37 T bottom 94 S bottom,
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: DRCM
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 35
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 199
Nitrate
Nitrite
Ammonia
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 2