Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI5B/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5B/86
Cruise period1986-04-15 — 1986-05-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFleetwood, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect surface seawater samples at all stations on the proposed track and at selected stations to collect nearbottom seawater samples for radiocaesium analysis.
2. At one station in the vicinity of St Bees Head, to measure the suspended load in the water column over a tidal cycle.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5B/86 cruise report clione5b_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIrish Sea/ Celtic Sea/ British Isles (coastal waters)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5B/86 cruise track — trk3250.html RV Clione CLI5B/86 cruise track — trk3250a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 128
Description: S surface 100 S bottom
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 228
Description: samples taken for 137Cs.128 surface & 100 near bottom.