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RV Clione CLI13A/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13A/87
Cruise period1987-10-13 — 1987-10-22
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a detailed study of trace metal distribution in the Bristol Channel and outer Severn estuary.
2. To collect samples of sea water for trace metal analysis in those areas of the English Channel and Celtic sea not covered for the ICES Baseline study (1985-1987).
3. To collect samples of commercial flat fish species from the Bristol Channel/Severn estuary (25 specimens of each of those species available). These will be analysed for trace metals and pesticides as part of the routine fish and shellfish monitoring programme.
Chief scientistD J Harper (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13A/87 cruise report clione13a_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel/ Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13A/87 cruise track — trk3392.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 81
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 77
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 77
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 77
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 85
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 25