RV Corella 3/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier3/81
Cruise period1981-02-17 — 1981-02-27
Port of departureYarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a side scan sonar survey of the Roughs Tower dumping site.
2. To carry out a water quality survey over the Tyne sewage sludge dump site and surrounding area.
3. To work three tidal anchor stations between the mouth of the River Tyne and the dump site.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 3/81 cruise report corella3_81.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames Estuary, Tyne
Track chartsRV Corella 3/81 cruise track — trk2670.html RV Corella 3/81 cruise track — trk2670a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 77
Description: S surface 44 S bottom
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 54
Description: 40 with S only
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: DRCM instruments;14 hours
Chemical oceanography 
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: number of stations = 27
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 52
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 52
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 54
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 54
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: side-scan sonar survey.