RV Clione CLI9/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI9/83
Cruise period1983-07-07 — 1983-07-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a groundfish survey.
2. Examine stomach contents of a wide range of fish species.
3. Laying and recovery of Nab Tower current meter rig (AEP3)
4. Collect surface water samples for AEP1
5. Trials of atomic absorption spectrophotometer - Cambridge University.
Chief scientistDavid B Bennett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI9/83 cruise report clione9_83.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI9/83 cruise track — trk2951.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 2
Description: current meters recovered;8 days
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 35
Description: Caesium 137 (Cs-137)
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: Granton trawls.
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 46