Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI5A/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5A/87
Cruise period1987-04-07 — 1987-04-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnStranraer, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect surface seawater samples at all stations on the proposed track and at selected stations to collect midwater and near bottom seawater samples for radiocaesium analysis.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5A/87 cruise report clione5a_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIrish Sea/ West of Scotland
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5A/87 cruise track — trk3381.html RV Clione CLI5A/87 cruise track — trk3381a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 116
Description: S only 79 bottom
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 10
Description: midwater discrete salinity readings
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 410