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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI11/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI11/77
Cruise period1977-09-01 — 1977-09-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1a. To collect sediment samples from Liverpool Bay for microbiological
1b. To collect fish and benthos from Liverpool Bay for chemical analysis.
2a. To collect sediment samples from Site Z (spoil ground) in Liverpool
Bay for Benthic, physical, chemical and microbiological analysis.
2b. To collect benthos from Site Z for, chemical analysis.
3a. To collect sediment samples from Bristol Channel for, microbiological
3b. To collect fish and benthos from Bristol Channel for chemical analysis.
4a. To collect sediment samples from the South Falls area for benthic,
physical and chemicaL analysis.
4b. To collect fish and benthos from the South Falls area for chemical analysis.
Chief scientistMichael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI11/77 cruise report clione11_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI11/77 cruise track — trk1918a.html RV Clione CLI11/77 cruise track — trk1918b.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 26 hours;half-hourly DRCM readings at 10m and 20m from bottom
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 135
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 114
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 270
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 21
Description: survey:population structures,monitoring etc.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 135
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments