RV Clione CLI2/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1969-01-23 — 1969-02-08|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To 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 scientist||John W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.24 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 63|
Description: T surface only
|Current meters||Description: Feb every 10 min|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Description: moored ocean. station|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 63|