Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI4/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI4/74
Cruise period1974-03-08 — 1974-03-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJ Alan Durance (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI4/74 cruise report clione4_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificJONSIS station A, Tyne station
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: The drift of a parachute drogue was tracked for a period of 52 hours.
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 100
Description: Sea bed drifters released at the moored current meter station established near the River Tyne entrance.