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RV Cirolana CIR3B/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3B/76
Cruise period1976-03-05 — 1976-03-11
Port of departureYarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To service the existing current meter stations JONSIS 1 ( J l ), JONSIS 2 (J2), North East 1 and 2 (NE1 , NE2) and the Tyne Buoy.
2. To lay stations North East 3 and 4 (NE3, NE4) for the first time.
3. To lay 11 other current meter stations in the North Sea between 56 degrees and 58 degrees 26' as the joint MAFF-Danish contribution to the Project INOUT phase of the Joint North Sea Data Acquisition Project 1976 (JONSDAP 76).
4. To do serial casts along 58'26' for both salinity and caesium-137.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectJONSDAP 76
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3B/76 cruise report ci03b_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3B/76 cruise track — trk1700.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 15
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 100
Description: bottom
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 11