RV Clione CLI1/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/68
Cruise period1968-01-03 — 1968-01-18
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure currents during a period of 7 - 14 days at three depths at each of seven points in the eastern Irish Sea by means of moored recording current meters.
2. To release Woodhead seabed drifters along a line of stations between Anglesey and the Isle of Man and over a small network in the region between St Bee's Head and Walney Island.
3. To measure surface salininty and temperature over the whole region and take serial observations at selected points.
4. To measure surface currents in th region by means of towed electrodes.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/68 cruise report clione1_68.pdf (0.49 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: currents msmnts from moored ocean. stat.