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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI10/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI10/71
Cruise period1971-09-03 — 1971-09-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To moor and recover an array of 7 current meter stations in the Irish
Sea to complement those moored by RV JOHN MURRAY (JM10/71 leg 1) between 27-30 August;
2. To monitor the complete 14 station BISOP 71 network during the period
3-22 September. (See cruise programme for details of the BISOP 71 project);
3. To carry out GEK measurements and complete hydrographic sections along
the lines of current meter stations in the North Channel, between
Anglesey and Dublin, and between Milford-Haven and Waterford;
4. To make 25 hour DRCM measurements throughout the water column on the
North Channel and Milford Haven to Waterford sections;
5. To release 50 sea bed drifters at each current meter station;
6. To test new chemical techniques for determining the soluble organic
matter in sea water;
7. To service the ICES permanent current meter stations in the North Sea.
Chief scientistHarold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI10/71 cruise report clione10_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific52-55N 06-03W
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 21
Description: 24 top & bottom only
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Description: Moorings for a maximum of 22 days
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 19
Description: 9 electromagnetic magnetic. Current meter ; 2 days
Biology and fisheries 
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of samples = 36
Description: measured by spectrophotomet
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell