RV Cirolana CIR9A/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1976-09-28 — 1976-10-04|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect sediment samples off colliery waste beach tipping areas off the north-east coast of England to supplement the CLIONE 7/76 survey (B1.4, 1.7).
2. To investigate by a programme of grabbing, coring and trawling disposal grounds in Liverpool Bay (B1.4 1.7).
3. To collect samples of sediment, benthos and fish from Liverpool Bay for chemical and micro-biological studies (B1.1, 2.1, 2.6).
4. (Additional) To collect sediment samples in the vicinity of Farn Deep, Buchan Deep and Southern Trench for the identification of sites of mud accretion (Preliminary study in relation to I.C.E.S. sediment monitoring programme).
|Chief scientist||Michael S Rolfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.18 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of samples = 73|
|Chlorinated hydrocarbons||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: number of samples = 73|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of samples = 162|
|Benthic bacteria/micro-organisms||Quantity: number of samples = 63|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of samples = 29|
Description: survey:population,monitoring etc.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 6|
Description: for analysis of heavy metals
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 75|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 14|
Description: 81 physical/73 chemical analysis of sediments