RV Corella 3/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier3/72
Cruise period1972-02-12 — 1972-02-14
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test the new buoy recovery system on CORELLA.
2. To lay a number of recording current meters in the Thames Estuary and off the Suffolk coast.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 3/72 cruise report corella03_72.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: 2 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 700
Description: bottom
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: drogues
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 1