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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/85
Cruise period1985-06-24 — 1985-07-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a sidescan survey of, and collect samples of epibenthos from, the Roughs Tower dredged spoil dumpsite.
2. To collect suspended solids in the wake of sewage sludge dumping vessels in the Barrow Deep for chemical analysis.
3. To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the Barrow Deep and Middle Deep using grabbing, coring and beam trawling.
4. To determine the vertical distribution of sulphides in sediments from the Middle Deep.
5. To collect cores from the Barrow and Middle Deeps for sedimentation rate determination.
6. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological, microbiological and chemical analysis at the South Falls sewage sludge dumpsite.
All the aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/85 cruise report clione8_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOuter Thames Estuary
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/85 cruise track — trk3132.html
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: water quality
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: beam trawl stations.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 86
Description: grabs for the presence of various bacteria.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 8
Long/short range side scan sonar