Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI12B/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI12B/86
Cruise period1986-10-22 — 1986-10-30
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To service seven current meter stations (moorings N, P, Q, R, S, V, Y).
2. To recover the Near Bed Velocity Recorder plus guard toroids.
3. To anchor for one tidal cycle in the vicinity of the NBVR launch site, to make DRCM measurements take Nansen-cast water samples for particle-size analysis hourly over a tidal cycle. No anchor stations were attempted.
4. To work CTD sections between the Isle of Man and the Scottish/English/Welsh coasts. No CTD stations were attempted.
5. To collect surface and bottom water samples for Caesium analysis at ten stations in the Eastern Irish Sea.
6. To release sed bed drifters at two stations near the Isle of Wight.
Chief scientistJ Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI12B/86 cruise report clione12b_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEastern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI12B/86 cruise track — trk3260.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 6
Description: 6 recovered 40 days
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: near bed velocity recorder
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 10