RV Clione CLI5A/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1982-04-02 — 1982-04-07|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a pre-exploitation baseline hydrocarbon survey in the licensed exploration areas west of the Isle of Wight.
2. To test the applicability of the 'Aquatracka' towed fluoriometer to the continuous monitoring of hydrocarbon levels in seawater whilst steaming through the solent.
3. To repeat background measurements of hydrocarbon levels in subsurface seawater in the Irish Sea and English Channel.
|Chief scientist||Michael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||English Channel, Liverpool Bay|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
Description: T bottom only
|Petroleum residues||Quantity: number of samples = 42|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 50|