Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR4/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/74
Cruise period1974-04-29 — 1974-05-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To test deep current meter mooring techniques and acoustic release systems.
2. To measure primary production parameters.
Chief scientistRobert R Dickson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/74 cruise report ci04_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR4/74 cruise track — trk1372.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 33
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 209
Description: S surface only
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: mooring trials
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 209
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 209
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuous fluorometer
PhytoplanktonDescription: continuous fluorometer
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsDescription: continuous fluorometer