RV Cirolana CIR2/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1978-01-31 — 1978-02-18|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To locate and survey a suitable plaice egg distribution in the southern
North Sea, measuring and.data logging a variety of biologicall , physical
and chemical parameters.
2. To lay a current meter array around the selected distribution and to
follow the associated water movements using current meters and dye
3. To compare the results of subsequent plaice egg surveys with predictions made from the water movement measurements.
4. To collect water samples for hydrocarbon analysis for MEP2.
|Chief scientist||Harold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.47 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 11|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: dynamic diffusion using rhodamine
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 148|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: collection of plaice eggs