RV Clione CLI12A/86
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1986-10-14 — 1986-10-19|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|Specific||English Channel/ Bristol Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 27|
Description: Grab samples as a reconnaissance survey to assess the variability of sediments.
|Long/short range side scan sonar|