Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI1B/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1B/71
Cruise period1971-01-14 — 1971-01-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To establish the 3 United Kingdom (Lowestoft) moored current meter stations of the ICES pilot North Sea current meter networks.
2. To test an acoustic release system that may be used in conjunction with moored current meter rigs in the future.
3. To make serial hydrographic observations between the stations and detailed tidal stream measurements at each station that will complement the long-term records.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1B/71 cruise report clione1b_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific52;30-55N 00-04E
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 35
Description: bottom only
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: 31 days;direct reading
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 200
Description: bottom
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: testing acoustic release system for use with moored current m rigs