RV Clione CLI14B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI14B/84
Cruise period1984-12-08 — 1984-12-18
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples of seawater for trace metals analysis from the Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Liverpool Bay. It is hoped to carry out analysis of mercury, copper, lead and cadmium on board ship; further analysis will be carried out at Burnham.
2. To collect samples of fish if time allows (as aim 2 for part (a) of this cruise) from Cardigan Bay.
Chief scientistMichael Joseph Waldock (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI14B/84 cruise report clione14_84.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificCeltic Sea/ Bristol Channel/ Liverpool Bay
Track chartsRV Clione CLI14B/84 cruise track — trk3042.html
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 52
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: baseline study of contaminants in fish