RV Clione CLI7B/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1987-05-29 — 1987-05-31|
|Port of departure||North Shields, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological, microbiological and chemical analysis, at the Tyne sewage sludge dumping site.
2. To collect Modiolus and other epifauna off the Humber for biological and chemical analysis.
All aims were successfully achieved.
|Chief scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytobenthos||Quantity: number of hauls = 13|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of hauls = 13|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 9|
Description: beam trawls collected from the dumpsite.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 11|
Description: anchor dredge to collect samples of Modiolus for growth, chemical and microbiological analysis.
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 47|
Description: grab samples collected around the dumpsite.
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 20|
Description: core samples collected along a transect running south from the dumpsite.
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Description: side scan survey carried out at the Souter Point dumpsite.|