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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 3/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier3/74
Cruise period1974-02-21 — 1974-03-05
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate by a programme of grabbing and trawling disposal grounds in
the following areas: Humber, Tees, Tyne and Thames.
2. To collect samples of sediment, benthos and fish from these areas for
chemical analysis.
3. To investigate the area off Whitby receiving potash waste.
Chief scientistI C White (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 3/74 cruise report corella03_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 3/74 cruise track — trk1354.html
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 112
Description: fish and bethos for selected chemical analysis
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 120
Description: sediment samples for chemical analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 120
Description: sediment samples
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: Agassiz and Granton trawls
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 186
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 42
Description: anchor and oyster dredges
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 186
Description: over 250 successful Smith-McIntyre grab hauls