Cruise inventory

RV Corella 5/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5/72
Cruise period1972-03-09 — 1972-03-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To lay two moored current meter stations to complete the Thames
Estuary array.
2. To work a number of hydrographic stations in the Thames Estuary
including measurement of the suspended load particle size distribution
at different states of the tide.
3. To survey one or more continuous releases of Rhodamine-WT which
were to be made from RV TELLINA.
4. To give assistance, as circumstances require, with the transfer
of one scientist and a vertical log current meter to the GALLOPER
Light Vessel.
5. To make a number of sea bed drifter releases.
6. To recover all meters of the Thames Estuary and Suffolk Coast
7. To lay two moored current meter stations needed for CLIONE 5.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 5/72 cruise report corella05_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 41
Description: 13 T 35 S
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 35
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: 14 days;direct reading
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 2
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: dynamic diffusion;dye tracer released by RV Tellina
Biology and fisheries 
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 35