RV Corella 5/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5/80
Cruise period1980-04-11 — 1980-04-24
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Chief scientistDouglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificBritish Isles coastal waters
Track chartsRV Corella 5/80 cruise track — trk2491.html RV Corella 5/80 cruise track — trk2491a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 105
Description: S only 40 bottom
Suspended matterQuantity: 16
Description: suspended load
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 117
Description: 109 surface st for 137 Cs,16 st for transuranics in seawater. 55 near bottom.
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 2
Description: distribution
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: monitoring
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: physical analysis of sediments