RV Corella 15/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier15/82
Cruise period1982-11-03 — 1982-11-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To trawl for fish for radiocaesium analysis in four of the ICES sub-rectangles of the Eastern Irish Sea.
2. To collect and process for radiocaesium analysis, surface and near bottom seawater from a grid of stations in the Irish Sea, based on the above rectangles; and at selected stations to and from the Irish Sea.
3. To collect seawater samples at selected stations for analyses of Transuranic isotopes.
4. To determine the suspended load content of seawater of selected stations.
5. To carry out a survey of airborne dust sampling at sea.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 15/82 cruise report corella15_82.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 15/82 cruise track — trk2810.html RV Corella 15/82 cruise track — trk2810a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 139
Description: S bottom only
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 139
Description: Samples retained for 134Cs and 137Cs analysis.
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 101
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 4