Cruise inventory

RV Corella 4/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier4/78
Cruise period1978-03-10 — 1978-03-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out the first of 4 water quality surveys in the proposed sludge
dumping area northeast of the Tyne.
2. To carry out a coliform survey at selected stations in and around the proposed dumping site.
3. To carry out a water quality survey off the Tees to cover the area of
Methyl Methacrylate waste dumping.
4. To collect live fish for FRL.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 4/78 cruise report corella04_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 4/78 cruise track — trk2179a.html RV Corella 4/78 cruise track — trk2179b.html RV Corella 4/78 cruise track — trk2179c.html RV Corella 4/78 cruise track — trk2179d.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 121
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: continuous measurements
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 121
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 121
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 121
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 121
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 121
Suspended matterDescription: continuous measurements
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 40
Description: coliforms and faecal coli
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuous measurements
Exploratory fishingDescription: commercial