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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI15/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI15/76
Cruise period1976-10-26 — 1976-11-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart 1:
1. Survey distribution and abundance of planktonic organisms.
2. Continuous moniring of subsurface environmental parameters.
3. Fluorometric, nutrient analysis of samples at each survey station.
4. Sampling young fish with 2 sq m frame trawl.
5. Sampling with 2 m ring net (neuston).
6. Release of sea bed drifters at selected stations.
7. Collection of live plankton.
8. Collection of fish samples for metal analysis.
Part 2:
1. Sector scanner/sidescan survey of bottom topography in Tees Bay, Druridge Bay, Filey Bay.
2. Collection of fish for stomach content analysis using mid water trawl.
Chief scientistDavid J Garrod (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI15/76 cruise report clione15_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI15/76 cruise track — trk1724.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 2309.444
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 116
Description: 93 T surface
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 2309.444
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 700
Description: bottom
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: track kilometres = 2309.444
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 116
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 116
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 116
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 116
pHQuantity: track kilometres = 2309.444
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 2309.444
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 116
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 116
NeustonQuantity: number of stations = 42
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 116
Description: survey:taxonomy etc.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Incident radiationQuantity: activity duration in days = 11
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 103
Description: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of hauls = 78