RV Corella 11/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1973-07-10 — 1973-07-26|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Douglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.23 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 145|
Description: S only
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 145|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 123|
Description: S only
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of stations = 62|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 146|
Description: radioactivity pollution
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 145|
Description: analysis of sediment and water samples from the Irish Sea
|Other chemical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: semi-automatic filtration rig
|Other contaminant measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 62|
Description: chemical pollution
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
Description: radioactivity in fish
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of stations = 22|
Description: radioactivity msmnts