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RV Clione CLI12A/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI12A/86
Cruise period1986-10-14 — 1986-10-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the proposed Hastings Shingle Bank aggregate extraction site using sidescan sonar with grabbing for ground truth, trawling and dredging.
2. To carry out a monitoring survey of the Bristol Channel sewage sludge dumpsites using grabbing, coring and dredging. Abandoned due to the onset of storm conditions.
3. To survey Swansea Bay dredged material dumpsite using sidescan sonar, grabbing and beam trawling.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI12A/86 cruise report clione12a_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEnglish Channel/ Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI12A/86 cruise track — trk3259.html RV Clione CLI12A/86 cruise track — trk3259a.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 27
Description: Grab samples as a reconnaissance survey to assess the variability of sediments.
Long/short range side scan sonar