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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 1B/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier1B/74
Cruise period1974-01-11 — 1974-01-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test a variety of techniques for sampling trace metals in sea water
on selected sections of the standard North Sea metal grid.
2. To collect samples for an intercalibration of techniques for analysing trace metals in sea water between laboratories in Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK.
3. To continue the seagoing trials of the Technicon Auto Analyser for
measuring nutrient salts in sea water.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 1B/74 cruise report corella01b_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 1B/74 cruise track — trk1351.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 46
Description: 1 with S only 36 surface T only
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 36
Description: instrument development
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 36
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 36
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 36
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 36
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 36
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 36
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 47
Description: chemical pollutants
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Routine standard measurements