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RV Corella 3/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier3/79
Cruise period1979-02-27 — 1979-03-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect samples of sea water for analysis of salinity and dissolved
inorganic phosphate in the Southern North Sea,
2. To test and prove the continuously running mercury analyser.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 3/79 cruise report corella03_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 3/79 cruise track — trk2372.html RV Corella 3/79 cruise track — trk2372a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Underway continuous mercury analyser along track around South Goodwin. Samples every 5 miles for salinity and nutrients.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Anchor station sampling for salinity, phospahte and nitrate with continuous surface water mercury analyser running.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Underway continuous mercury analyser along track around South Goodwin. Samples every 5 miles for salinity and nutrients.
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Anchor station sampling for salinity, phospahte and nitrate with continuous surface water mercury analyser running.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Anchor station sampling for salinity, phospahte and nitrate with continuous surface water mercury analyser running.
NitrateQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Underway continuous mercury analyser along track around South Goodwin. Samples every 5 miles for salinity and nutrients.
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Underway continuous mercury analyser along track around South Goodwin. Samples every 5 miles for salinity and nutrients.
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Anchor station sampling for salinity, phospahte and nitrate with continuous surface water mercury analyser running.