RV Corella 2/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1975-01-16 — 1975-01-27|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey the distribution of selected dissolved trace metals and nutrient salts in the water of the southern North Sea.
2. To survey the distribution of dissolved trace metals and nutrient salts over tidal cycles at selected localities in the estuaries of the Humber and Thames.
3. To intercalibrate sampling techniques for dissolved trace metals with the Texel laboratory o the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research.
4. To sample for the analysis of suspended particulate trace metals at selected stations during 1 and 2 above.
5. To sample surface sediments for the analysis of trace metals in the estuaries of the Humber and Thames.
|Chief scientist||Peter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.42 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
Description: surface plastic bucket and near-bottom Niskin bottle
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 87|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 87|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of samples = 87|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 87|
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
Description: surface sample collected off Lowestoft
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 15|