Cruise inventory

RV Corella 16/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier16/75
Cruise period1975-10-22 — 1975-11-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate by a programme of grabbing, dredging and trawling the dispersal grounds in the following areas: Exeter, Plymouth, Bristol Channel and Liverpool Bay.
2. To collect samples of sediment, benthos and fish from these areas for chemical analysis.
3. To collect samples of sediment for ship board analysis for coliform bacteria.
4. To collect samples of sediment for general microbiological investigation and assessment of techniques.
5. To collect a sample of dinoflagellates for Dr J Dodge.
Chief scientistI C White (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 16/75 cruise report corella16_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificRough Towers, Exeter, Plymouth, Bristol Channel, Liverpool Bay
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 575
Description: bottom drifters released on 4 stations in the Bristol Channel
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 194
Description: sediment samples
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: sediment samples
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 194
Description: waste water and microbiology
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 194
Description: sediment survey:population,distribution etc.
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 210
Description: grab, dredge, Assagiz trawl, scallop dredge, boxcore
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of stations = 194
Description: grab and anchor dredge for physical/chemical analysis of sediments
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 194
Description: grab and anchor dredge for physical/chemical analysis of sediments