Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 2A/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier2A/69
Cruise period1969-02-24 — 1969-03-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To test sampling equipment and techniques for trace element determination.
2. To prove methods for the determination of stable and radioactive caesium in seawater.
3. If weather and time permit, to carry out a survey of radionuclides and their stable counterparts in the Blackwater Estuary.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 2A/69 cruise report tellina02a_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: the centre and corners of a mile box were sampled at surface, midwater and bottom using a 1litre NIO sampler
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: at each station at each depth a sample of seawater was taken for salinity determination
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of species = 12
Description: surface seawater samples out hourly intervals from the centre station
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: 25 litre samples from the surface, midwater and bottom using a 16 litre Van Dorn sample
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: at each station at each depth a sample of seawater was taken for salinity determination
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: the centre and corners of a mile box were sampled at surface, midwater and bottom using a 1litre NIO sampler