Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR7/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR7/75
Cruise period1975-07-05 — 1975-07-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To obtain cod tissue specimens for biochemical and genetic analyses of races.
2. To take a series of seawater samples for a baseline study of trace elements.
Chief scientistAlan Jamieson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR7/75 cruise report ci07_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR7/75 cruise track — trk1562.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: T only
Contamination 
Trace metals
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 37
Description: Cs-137
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Cod blood group monotoring, population and pathology studies on 8 fishing banks
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements