RV Cirolana CIR10/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1976-11-12 — 1976-12-11|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To moor three deep current meter moorings around a full depth current meter mooring set in the NEA dumping zone by RRS DISCOVERY on Leg 1 of Cruise 80.
2. To carry out float tracking experiments through the current meter array.
3. To work standard hydrographic sections around the NEA dumping zone.
4. To carry out tests of an acoustic vertical profiler.
5. To carry out an acoustic survey of mackerel in the Western Approaches.
|Chief scientist||Harold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.23 MB)|
|General||Bay of Biscay|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 35|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 3|
Description: 25 days
|Neutrally buoyant floats||Quantity: number of deployments = 7|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of measurements = 113|
Description: fixing positions of bottom transponder and swallow floats