RV Corella 13/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/72
Cruise period1972-09-18 — 1972-09-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of radioactivity on the sea bed as a continuation of the work begun on CORELLA 11.
2. To collect grab samples if probe survey results indicate the necessity.
3. To collect and measure samples for U/V absorption.
4. To make a number of releases of sea bed drifters.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/72 cruise report corella13_72.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: ultra-violet light absorption
Chemical oceanography 
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: solid waste pollution
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 45