RV Corella 9/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier9/72
Cruise period1972-06-06 — 1972-06-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To observe, photograph and measure the disturbance of the seabed due to the passage of a 10 m beam trawl fitted with various numbers and weights of tickler chains on gravel, sand and mud.
2. To measure the tidal flow close to the seabed wherever the trawl
observations are made.
3. To obtain samples of the bottom sediments before and after the passage
of the trawl.
Chief scientistJ P Bridger (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 9/72 cruise report corella09_72.pdf (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: direct reading
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of stations = 20
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 20
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 20
Description: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: cores
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 20