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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Cirolana (74CZ) cruise CIR6B/86

Introduction

This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Cirolana (74CZ) cruise CIR6B/86
Short name CIR6B/86
Objectives and Narrative Completion of radiochemical survey (CTD, water sediment and biota sampling) around NEA dump site commenced on Cirolana 6A/86. Recovery and redeployment of NEADS current meter moorings at the mouth of the Rockall Channel. Recovery and redeployment of Irish Sea current meter moorings and Irish Sea CTD survey.
Ship RV Cirolana
Departure Port Falmouth, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1986-07-03
Arrival Port Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1986-07-21
Principal Scientist(s) Robert R Dickson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 146;1/146;2/146;3/146;4/147;3/181;1/182;1/182;2
Work Area Description N.E. Atlantic/ Irish Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 40N,25W; 55N,25W; 55N,0E; 40N,0E; 40N,25W
Southern Limit 40N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 25W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description: Irish Sea stations 3 with S only  
Current meters Quantity: number of recoveries = 29
Description: 8 (of 9) deep-sea recovered and 5 relaid. 7 Irish Sea moorings recovered and relaid. Good data from 29 meters of 30 recovered.  
Surface drifters/drifting buoys Quantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Seabed drifters deployed  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description:  
Oxygen Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description:  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 9
Description: 7 tritium and 2 plutonium  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 18
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: 5 specimens of Coryphenoides caught in 2 fish trap deployments for radiochemical analysis  
Phytoplankton Description:  
Zooplankton Description:  
Geology and geophysics  
Core - soft bottom Quantity: number of cores = 4
Description: 3 Reineck box-cores and one Kasten core  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
18 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
177187 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-15 10:32Z 53° 18' N, 4° 46' W Click for more
177199 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-15 17:36Z 53° 36' N, 4° 36' W Click for more
177206 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-15 19:55Z 53° 46' N, 4° 38' W Click for more
177218 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-15 21:56Z 53° 58' N, 4° 40' W Click for more
177231 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-16 08:36Z 54° 39' N, 4° 21' W Click for more
177243 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-16 10:03Z 54° 34' N, 4° 24' W Click for more
177255 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-16 12:32Z 54° 30' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
177267 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-16 14:55Z 54° 19' N, 4° 13' W Click for more
326349 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-05 08:43Z 46° 55' N, 14° 44' W Click for more
326350 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-05 21:03Z 48° 14' N, 14° 24' W Click for more
326362 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-06 12:14Z 49° 33' N, 16° 39' W Click for more
326374 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-07 22:30Z 50° 59' N, 18° 51' W Click for more
326386 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-10 20:26Z 52° 12' N, 17° 53' W Click for more
326398 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-12 18:52Z 51° 2' N, 15° 19' W Click for more
326405 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-13 06:51Z 51° 0' N, 15° 19' W Click for more
326417 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-13 10:05Z 51° 3' N, 15° 13' W Click for more
326429 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-13 13:30Z 51° 4' N, 15° 10' W Click for more
326430 CTD/STD cast 1986-07-13 16:18Z 51° 4' N, 15° 3' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database

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