Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13B/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13B/86
Cruise period1986-11-12 — 1986-11-21
Port of departureSunderland, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples of seawater for trace metal analysis from the Central and Southern North Sea, and from the estuaries of the major east coast rivers. Analysis of copper, cadmium, mercury and lead will be carried out on board ship; further analyses will be carried out at Burnham.
2. To collect samples of commercial fish species from the vicinity of Tees Bay. (Cod, whiting, plaice, dab, sole, flounder; 25 specimens of commercial size for each species). They will be analysed for metals and pesticides as part of the routine fish and shellfish quality monitoring programme.
Chief scientistMichael Joseph Waldock (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13B/86 cruise report clione13_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCentral & Southern North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13B/86 cruise track — trk3262.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 73
Description: surface
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: surface
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 72
Description: surface
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 71
Description: surface
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 68
Description: surface
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3