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RV Clione CLI6/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6/72
Cruise period1972-05-01 — 1972-05-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To resurvey the area of known dredging activity south of Hastings using the ARL Scanner.
2. With RV Tellina to monitor the physical and. faunal changes that have occurred subsequent to dredging in a number of pits on the shingle bank including the experimental pit.
3. To monitor water movements in the bottom of the experimental pit.
4. To evaluate the wind/water drag characteristics of the Lowestoft spar-buoy.
5. To investigate the depth-stability of seabed drifters equipped with acoustic tags by ARL scanners.
6. To test the Lowestoft shear-velocity current meter array.
Chief scientistRobert R Dickson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6/72 cruise report clione6_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.36 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 1 day;direct reading
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: bottom
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding