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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI5/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5/77
Cruise period1977-04-14 — 1977-04-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1a. To collect sediment samples from the Barrow Deep dumping ground for benthic, physical, chemical and microbiological analysis.
1b. To collect benthos and fish from the Earrow Deep for chemical analysis.
2a. To collect sediment samples by Shipek grabbing off the Humber/Mablethorpe area for benthic, physical and chemical analysis.
2b. To collect benthos and fish from the Humber and Mablethorpe areas for
chemical analysis.
2c. To conduct a 26hr hydrographic station in the vicinity of the Humber Dumping Ground.
3a. To delimit the areas of fly-ash and colliery waste disposal by sector scanning.
3b. To collect benthos and fish from off the Northeast coast for chemical analysis.
4. To conduct a sedimentological/topographical survey in the Tees Bay area using the sector scanner.
5. To conduct a short E.coli/coliform survey off the Tyne.
Chief scientistPeter A Ayers (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5/77 cruise report clione5_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5/77 cruise track — trk1911.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 175
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 187
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 175
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of samples = 12
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 131
Description: waste water:microbiology
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 131
Description: survey:monitoring,population,pathology studies
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 189
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments