Cruise inventory

RV Corella 10/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier10/78
Cruise period1978-07-06 — 1978-07-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To lay eight current meter rigs in the Tyne-Tees area. These 8 stations will complement the two stations already established
2. To carry out the third of the 4 water quality surveys in the Tyne area planned for 1978 with additional sampling for metal analysis.
3. To carry out the third of the 4 water quality surveys planned for
1978 in the Tees area.
4. To collect water samples in the Tyne-Tees area and offshore to provide information on hydrocarbon levels as part of a general study of these
levels in UK waters.
5. To test the towed body and Alden recorder in conjunction with the Acoustic Release system.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 10/78 cruise report corella10_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 10/78 cruise track — trk2185a.html RV Corella 10/78 cruise track — trk2185b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stations
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateDescription: continuous
Suspended matter
Trace metals
Petroleum residues
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)