RV Corella 9/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier9/79
Cruise period1979-07-17 — 1979-07-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To re-lay the current meter station at South Falls.
2. To track a dumped sludge patch in the Barrow Deep.
3. To map the front between Flamborough and Tees Bay.
4. To lay an array of current meter stations in the front area.
5. To carry out a water quality survey between Tees Bay and the methyl
methacrylate dumping ground.
6. To recover and re-lay the permanent current meter stations off Tees Bay, JONSIS 1 and JONSIS 2.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 9/79 cruise report corella09_79.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 9/79 cruise track — trk2379.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 25
Description: S surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 10
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 100
Description: bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 25
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 23
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)