Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/67
Cruise period1967-01-25 — 1967-02-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To record continuously turbidity, salinity and temperature along two lines in the Southern Bight.
2. To moor two Plessey current meters for B.P. near the oil rig SEA-QUEST.
3. To measure currents during a fourteen-day period at three depths at each of five points in the eastern Irish Sea by means of recording current meters.
4. To track a parachute drogue released at one of the current meter stations and moving at mid-depth for at least 36 hours.
5. To measure currents by direct reading current meters during at least one tidal cycle at two or more of the anchored current meter stations.
6. To make a nutrient survey of the eastern Irish Sea and release 25 Woodhead sea-bed drifters and 25 surface drifters at the stations of the 1964 network.
7. To test:
(i) the Plessey recording current meter.
(ii) the recording salinometer.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/67 cruise report clione2_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: anchored vessel
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean.station
Chemical oceanography