Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13/73
Cruise period1973-09-04 — 1973-09-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To service JONSIS stations A and B.
2. As part of the MAFF contribution to the Joint North Sea Data Acquisition Project (JONSDAP) to:-
(i) Lay 14 moored current meter stations in the Southern Bight.
(ii) Release 50 Woodhead sea bed drifters at each of the moored stations.
(iii) Take DRCM measurements over a 12.5 hour period alongside at least one of the moored stations.
(iv) Measure temperature, salinity and turbidity over the MAFF trace-metal grid and bring back to Lowestoft water samples for trace-metal analysis.
(v) Take part in a 4-ship DRCM exercise across the Straits of Dover.
(vi) Track the drift of a parachute drogue through a triangle of current meter stations laid by Dutch participants in JONSDAP.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13/73 cruise report clione13_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.38 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 48
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: 14 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell