Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI5B/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5B/85
Cruise period1985-04-21 — 1985-04-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFleetwood, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To recover the 11 current meter moorings deployed in the North channel by RV Clione cruise 4/85. All moorings recovered with 2 (of 23) current meters lost.
(2) To re-lay 6 of the 11 moorings. Accomplished. Nab Tower mooring also re-deployed.
(3) To make a CTD survey of the North Channel with water samples fro nutrients. Section completed across the Channel.
(4) To release se-bed drifters at each mooring site. Accomplished.
(5) To take surface water samples from the North Channel and Irish Sea for radiocaesium analysis. Accomplished.
Chief scientistJ Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5B/85 cruise report clione5b_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5B/85 cruise track — trk3129.html RV Clione CLI5B/85 cruise track — trk3129a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Current metersDescription: 11 deployed,23 recoverd;30 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 302
Description: bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 10
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 10
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 10
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 10
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 31
Description: caesium (Cs)
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
10  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
1802261985-04-25 17:32 54° 39' 29" N  5° 18' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180226
1802381985-04-25 18:20 54° 37' 41" N  5° 22' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180238
1802511985-04-25 18:59 54° 35' 41" N  5° 26' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180251
1801461985-04-25 08:40 54° 46' 29" N  5° 5' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180146
1801581985-04-25 09:43 54° 45' 59" N  5° 8' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180158
1801711985-04-25 11:40 54° 43' 35" N  5° 11' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180171
1801831985-04-25 12:51 54° 43' 5" N  5° 11' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180183
1801951985-04-25 14:05 54° 42' 17" N  5° 12' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180195
1802021985-04-25 15:11 54° 42' 11" N  5° 14' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180202
1802141985-04-25 16:41 54° 41' 11" N  5° 14' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 180214