Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/73
Cruise period1973-01-12 — 1973-01-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To conduct a bottom topography survey off Boulby, N Yorkshire (proposed
disposal area for potash waste).
2. To conduct a bottom topography, sediment and benthos survey in the vicinity of the Sunk (ie new dumping grounds for sewage, sludge and spoil).
3. To conduct a bottom topography survey in the Barrow Deep.
4. To assess the incidence of lymphocystis and other diseases in flatfish stocks off the Rivers Tyne, Humber & Thames.
Chief scientistMichael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/73 cruise report clione2_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 33
Description: chemical pollution
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 33
Description: solid waste pollution
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 33
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 17
Description: biological pollutants
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 33
Description: grabbing survey near a sunken LV in The IHB04;chemical analysis
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 3
Description: sector scanner;1 mile off Boulby,Nt.Yorksh.;near sunken LV in The IHB04;Barrow Deep,off the Thames Estuary