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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13B/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13B/87
Cruise period1987-10-23 — 1987-11-01
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a monitoring survey of the Bristol Channel sewage sludge dumpsite using grabbing, coring and dredging.
2. To survey the proposed Hasting Shingle Bank aggregate extraction site using sidescan sonar with grabbing for ground truth, trawling and dredging.
3. To survey the Nab Tower sewage sludge dumpsite using grabbing, coring and dredging.
All the aims were successfully achieved.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13B/87 cruise report clione13b_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Bristol Channel
SpecificBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13B/87 cruise track — trk3393.html
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 5
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 19
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 135
Bottom photographyDescription: motion picture
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: Hastings Shingle Bank surveyed using side-scan sonar.