Cruise inventory

RV Corella 11/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier11/73
Cruise period1973-07-10 — 1973-07-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue the examination of the budget of artificial radionuclidesin the Irish Sea.
2. To collect seawater samples from selected stations in the Irish Sea
for trace element analyses.
3. To collect seawater samples in British Isles coastal waters to determine
caesium-134 and caesium-137 concentrations.
4. To collect seawater samples from coastal areas of northern Scotland on behalf of Dr Kautsky (DHI) for North Sea radiocaesium studies.
5. To collect seawater samples from 16 stations in the Firth of Clyde and
approaches for Dr G Topping (DAFS) for trace element budget studies.
Chief scientistDouglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 11/73 cruise report corella11_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 145
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 145
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 123
Description: S only
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 62
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 146
Description: radioactivity pollution
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 145
Description: analysis of sediment and water samples from the Irish Sea
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: semi-automatic filtration rig
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 62
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: radioactivity in fish
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 10
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 12
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 22
Description: radioactivity msmnts