RV Clione CLI5/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5/83
Cruise period1983-04-06 — 1983-04-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out pre-exploitation baseline hydrocarbon surveys in licensed exploration areas in the South-West Approaches, Poole Bay and the English Channel east of the Isle of Wight.
2. To test the suitability of the modified 'Aquatracka' towed fluorimeter for the continuous monitoring of hydrocarbon levels in sub-surface sea water.
Chief scientistRobin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5/83 cruise report clione5_83.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5/83 cruise track — trk2947.html RV Clione CLI5/83 cruise track — trk2947a.html
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 123
Description: physical analysis of sediments