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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI7B/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7B/87
Cruise period1987-05-29 — 1987-05-31
Port of departureNorth Shields, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological, microbiological and chemical analysis, at the Tyne sewage sludge dumping site.
2. To collect Modiolus and other epifauna off the Humber for biological and chemical analysis.
All aims were successfully achieved.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7B/87 cruise report clione7b_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI7B/87 cruise track — trk3385.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 13
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: beam trawls collected from the dumpsite.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: anchor dredge to collect samples of Modiolus for growth, chemical and microbiological analysis.
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 47
Description: grab samples collected around the dumpsite.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 20
Description: core samples collected along a transect running south from the dumpsite.
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: side scan survey carried out at the Souter Point dumpsite.