RV Corella 11/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier11/72
Cruise period1972-07-27 — 1972-08-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the dispersal of a cargo of sewage sludge dumped at the
Barrow Deep spoil ground.
2. To measure the hydrographic conditions in the area at the time.
3. To test the Carnes recording current meter.
4. To collect grab samples for Dr Shelton.
Chief scientistArthur J Lee (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 11/72 cruise report corella11_72.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
Current metersDescription: 10 days
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 131
Description: biological pollutants
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of stations = 58