Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI1A/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1A/88
Cruise period1988-01-05 — 1988-01-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBoth Legs:
1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated herring larval survey of regions IVC and VIID.
2. To sample herring larvae and their potential food organisms in a study of their diet and feeding status.
3. To run the MS44 echo sounder continuously and to note potential adult herring concentrations.
4. To participate in the Autumn Circulation Experiment (ACE) sampling programme, with two rows of MIK trawl net stations along latitudes 55º15'N (10 stations) and 54º15'N (9 stations).
5. To recover the Argos buoy rigs which remain in the area from the autumn herring larvae survey.
Chief scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1A/88 cruise report clione1_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificS. & Central N. Sea/ E. English Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI1A/88 cruise track — clione1_88track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 72
Description: surface only
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 72
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 72
Description: stations sampled using the Methot Isaacs Kidd trawl.