Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 5/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier5/76
Cruise period1976-04-08 — 1976-04-12
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue the benthic survey of fine particulate sediments off Lowestoft and to take shear stress measurements using a hand-held viscometer.
2. To study the variations in suspended sediment content of the water column with current velocity at fixed stations over a tidal cycle.
3. To collect samples of mud and benthic fauna for laboratory investigations.
4. To investigate the production of a fluid mud stream by a dredger when dumping its load.
Chief scientistJ A Bedwell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 5/76 cruise report tellina05_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Tellina 5/76 cruise track — trk1749.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 3
Description: 13 hours
Suspended matterQuantity: 2
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 53
Description: physical analysis of sediments