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RV Cirolana CIR3A/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3A/75
Cruise period1975-03-03 — 1975-03-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnYarmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To re-establish the 2 Lowestoft long term moored current meter stations in the Flamborough Head - Dogger Bank area.
2. To establish a short term line of moored stations between the River Tyne and Dogger Bank.
3. To make serial hydrographic measurements on the Tyne-Dogger line.
4. To measure in detail the current profile over a tidal cycle in the sprat patch area off the River Tyne identified by Dr P O Johnson.
5. To collect plaice eggs from the Flamborough Off Ground for Dr Purdom.
6. To measure ship's noise whilst underway for Mr Stewardson.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3A/75 cruise report ci03a_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3A/75 cruise track — trk1557.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Description: 4 days
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: Anchored ship current observations
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 500
Description: bottom