Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/86
Cruise period1986-06-27 — 1986-07-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological and chemical analysis at various localities off the NE coast including (a) Tyne sewage sludge dumping ground and (b) Flyash and colliery waste dumping grounds.
2. To collect Modiolus and other epifauna off the Humber and elsewhere for biological and chemical analysis.
3. To collect sediments by grabbing from widely spaced sites off the E and NE coast for chemical and physical analysis as part of a study of the temporal trends in N Sea sediment composition.
4. To survey the proposed Tees sewage sludge dumpsite using grabbing, coring and sidescan sonar.
5. To collect samples of fish for PAH analysis.
6. To evaluate the MAFF camera sledge for use in dumpsite surveys.
7. To survey various E coast sand and gravel extraction sites and dredged spoil dumpsites using sidescan sonar.
8. To collect sediments from the Dogger Bank for PCB analysis.
All aims were successfully achieved.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/86 cruise report clione8_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber/Tyne Tees/ North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/86 cruise track — trk3253.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: rod and line stations
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 10
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 80
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 12
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: stations;motion picture
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: activity duration in hours = 38
Description: 0=video tape