Cruise inventory

RV Corella 6A/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6A/77
Cruise period1977-04-27 — 1977-05-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo assist the Norwegian government in an emergency programme to assess the
effects of the Ekofisk Bravo oil well-head blowout and resulting oil pollution, by collecting samples of water, sediments, fish and bottom invertebrates for hydrocarbon analysis.
Chief scientistMichael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6A/77 cruise report corella06a_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEkofisk oilfield
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: Water samples for hydrocarbon analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 3