Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/73
Cruise period1973-01-16 — 1973-01-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To lay a moored current meter array in the outer estuary.
2. To survey the levels of bed radioactivity as a follow up to the
release of labelled sludge made during CORELLA 11/1972.
3. To collaborate with RV TELLINA in a trial continuous release diffusion
experiment including testing of the new towed fluorometer.
4. To make further measurements to determine the force due to wind and
current on a parachute drogue dahn.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/73 cruise report corella02_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 111
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 53
Current metersDescription: 11 Plessey planted in the Thames Estuary on Cr.2; retrieved on Cr.5
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 80
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 60
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 111
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 111
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of samples = 111
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 35