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RV Clione CLI2/69

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/69
Cruise period1969-01-23 — 1969-02-08
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo measure diffusion rates and associated hydrographic features with particular reference to the distribution of plaice ova and larvae in the southern North Sea.
It was intended to obtain measurements of the following:
(a) Rates of diffusion from a release of Rhodamine-B dye in the vicinity of 52 N 2°45'E.
(b) The distribution of plaice ova and larvae in this area just before and at the end of the diffusion measurerments.
(c) Water movement using two moored current meters at each of seven stations in the area of the dye release.
(d) Water movement using a Direct Reading Current Meter from the ship.
(e) The salinity and temperature distributions.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/69 cruise report clione2_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: T surface only
Current metersDescription: Feb every 10 min
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean. station
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 63