Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR4/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/75
Cruise period1975-04-03 — 1975-04-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To continue the survey of distribution and abundance of Blue Whiting started in Cruise 3.
2. To sample trace-elements at selected stations during the survey.
3. To sample fish eggs and larvae and other plankton using the Continuous and Longhurst-Hardy Plankton recorders.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/75 cruise report ci04_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR4/75 cruise track — trk1559.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 21
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 28
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 21
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 21
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of samples = 21