RV Clione CLI5A/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5A/82
Cruise period1982-04-02 — 1982-04-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistMichael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5A/82 cruise report clione5_82.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel, Liverpool Bay
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5A/82 cruise track — trk2829.html RV Clione CLI5A/82 cruise track — trk2829a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: T bottom only
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 42
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50