RV Corella 2/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1973-01-16 — 1973-01-24|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To lay a moored current meter array in the outer estuary.
2. To survey the levels of bed radioactivity as a follow up to the
release of labelled sludge made during CORELLA 11/1972.
3. To collaborate with RV TELLINA in a trial continuous release diffusion
experiment including testing of the new towed fluorometer.
4. To make further measurements to determine the force due to wind and
current on a parachute drogue dahn.
|Chief scientist||John W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 111|
Description: S only
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 53|
|Current meters||Description: 11 Plessey planted in the Thames Estuary on Cr.2; retrieved on Cr.5|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: drogues|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 80|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 60|
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of samples = 111|
|Other contaminant measurements||Quantity: number of samples = 111|
Description: chemical pollution
|Biology and fisheries|
|Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)||Quantity: number of samples = 111|
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of hauls = 35|