RV Clione CLI4/74
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1974-03-08 — 1974-03-18|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To establish a triangle of moored recording current meter stations in the
vicinity of JONSIS station A, and to track the drift of a parachute drogue
released within the triangle for a period of 50 hours.
2. To repeat the above experiment at a site approximately 25 miles north-east
of the Humber Estuary.
3. To establish a moored current meter station approximately 6 miles north
east of the River Tyne entrance for the Tyneside Joint Sewerage Board.
4. To release Woodhead sea bed drifters at an array of stations to the north
east of Flamborough Head.
|Chief scientist||J Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.18 MB)|
|Specific||JONSIS station A, Tyne station|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: The drift of a parachute drogue was tracked for a period of 52 hours.
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Quantity: number of deployments = 100|
Description: Sea bed drifters released at the moored current meter station established near the River Tyne entrance.