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Cruise inventory

RV Nucella

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Nucella (740D)
Cruise period1971-10-18 — 1971-10-29
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1 To lay and recover two inshore current meter rigs in order to complete an array of five rigs off the Caister-Southwold coast.
2. To survey a number of releases of Rhoadmine-B made by TELLINA.
3. To measure the salinity and temperature distributions and to make measurements of water velocity using Direct Reading Current Meters in order to supplement the data from the moored rigs.
Chief scientistJohn Wooltorton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Nucella  cruise report nucella_oct_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: 18 S surface 2 S bottom
Current metersQuantity: 6
Description: 6 days;direct reading
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 2
Description: dynamic diffusion;dye/tracer