RV Clione CLI6/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6/83
Cruise period1983-04-27 — 1983-05-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a water quality survey of the offshore Tyne area from Blyth 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 as for aim 2.
4. If possible to measure water quality after a dump by the Northumbrian Water Authority. Not completed.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6/83 cruise report clione6_83.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI6/83 cruise track — trk2948.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Description: 3 with S only ca 33 different positions
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 33
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: DRCM
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 86
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 86
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 86
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 86
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 86