RV Clione CLI13/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1973-09-04 — 1973-09-21|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To service JONSIS stations A and B.
2. As part of the MAFF contribution to the Joint North Sea Data Acquisition Project (JONSDAP) to:-
(i) Lay 14 moored current meter stations in the Southern Bight.
(ii) Release 50 Woodhead sea bed drifters at each of the moored stations.
(iii) Take DRCM measurements over a 12.5 hour period alongside at least one of the moored stations.
(iv) Measure temperature, salinity and turbidity over the MAFF trace-metal grid and bring back to Lowestoft water samples for trace-metal analysis.
(v) Take part in a 4-ship DRCM exercise across the Straits of Dover.
(vi) Track the drift of a parachute drogue through a triangle of current meter stations laid by Dutch participants in JONSDAP.
|Chief scientist||John W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.38 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 48|
Description: S only
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 48|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: 14 days
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: bottom|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: drogues|
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of stations = 45|
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|