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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 4/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier4/72
Cruise period1972-02-18 — 1972-02-29
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of certain trace metals (zinc, copper,
manganese, nickel lead and cadmium) contained in suspended particulate
material and dissolved in water.
2. To sample the sea bed off the east coast for trace metals in surface
3. To measure the ultra violet absorption of filtered sea water as an
index of its soluble organic content.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 4/72 cruise report corella04_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: 68 T surface 67 S surface
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 44
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 124