Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 4/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier4/68
Cruise period1968-02-16 — 1968-03-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. The investigation of water movement and diffusion in the region immediately offshore from Lowestoft using releases of the dye Rhodamine B.
2. Comparison of results obtained using dye with those using the Pooh-Bah Automatic Float.
3. The taking of current meter readings and salinity samples to supplement the dye diffusion results.
4. An attempt at similar work off Sizewell.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 4/68 cruise report tellina04_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Current metersDescription: current measurements over full tidal cycle
Surface drifters/drifting buoys
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: rhodamine dye release