Cruise inventory

RV Corella 12A/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12A/78
Cruise period1978-09-07 — 1978-09-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To measure the level of trace metals in the water and suspended particulate material in the areas of the Thames Estuary and Spurn Head waste dumping grounds. Measurements of nutrient salts will also be made.
2. To collect surface seabed sediment samples off the east coast for the analysis of trace metals by the Institute of Geological Sciences.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12A/78 cruise report corella12a_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 111
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 111
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 111
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 111
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 111
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 111
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 111
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: chemical analysis of sediments