RV Clione CLI11/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1972-08-29 — 1972-09-20|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To re-establish 5 of the moored current meter stations laid between Scotland and Norway by the Deutsches Hydrographisches Institute, Hamburg, in 1962.
2. To re-establish the 2 Sizewell Bank moored current meter stations previously put out in Spring 1972 in order to see if it can be demonstrated that the Suffolk coast current does change in character from season to season.
3. To service the 3 long-term JONSIS stations.
4. To take temperature and salinity samples at lines of stations stretching out from the north coast of Scotland to the 100 fathom line between the Hebrides and Shetlands as background information for the ICES 1972 Herring larval survey. Parachute drogues and DRCM measurements will also be made at various points in the region. (This work is being done in conjunction with the larval survey being made on CORELLA 12 at the same time.
5. To bring back to Lowestoft for Mr Scholes 15, 30-40 cm live plaice.
|Chief scientist||John W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.58 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 61|
Description: 1 with T only
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: 8 days;direct reading