RV Corella 4/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1978-03-10 — 1978-03-20|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||A R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.25 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
Description: S surface only
|Transparency (eg transmissometer)||Description: continuous measurements|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 121|
|Suspended matter||Description: continuous measurements|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: number of samples = 40|
Description: coliforms and faecal coli
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Description: continuous measurements|
|Exploratory fishing||Description: commercial|