Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/79
Cruise period1979-02-01 — 1979-02-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out the last of the pre-dumping water quality surveys in the proposed sewage sludge dumping area off the River Tyne.
2. To carry out a water quality survey in the Tees Bay area in connection with Methyl methaerylate waste dumping.
3. If time permits, to trawl for young gadoids and sprats for predation studies.
4. To test the sub surface mechanical pumping system.
5. To collect samples of plankton for Dr Thompson.
6. To service the JONSIS stations.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/79 cruise report clione2_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI2/79 cruise track — trk2358a.html RV Clione CLI2/79 cruise track — trk2358b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 90
Description: 57 with S only
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 87
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 59
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 87
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 53
Silicate
Contamination 
Suspended matter
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)