RV Clione CLI14/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI14/82
Cruise period1982-10-25 — 1982-11-02
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a water quality survey of the offshore Tyne area from Blythe to Seaham to assess the impact of sewage dumping.
2. To occupy 3 anchor stations close to the dump site and measure water quality and currents over 13 hour periods.
3. To occupy an offshore anchor station in approximately 50 metres of water within the dumping area and to repeat the inshore anchor station.
All aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistJ Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI14/82 cruise report clione14_82.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI14/82 cruise track — trk2838.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 105
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Currents measured from ship driftQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: direct reading from anchored ship
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 105
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 105
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 105
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 105
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 91