Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR9/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9/79
Cruise period1979-09-26 — 1979-10-20
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnImmingham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To share with the French Research Vessel NOROIT the detailed water mass sampling of the region lying within 30 miles of 46° 59' N, 14° 48' W during the two 5-day periods separated by about 6 days.
2. To monitor with the RV NOROIT the movements of a cluster of free-drifting floats released within the Tourbillon array in early September.
3. To release and track for as long as possible some IOS-type floats in the Tourbillon area.
4. To make as many near-bottom CTD casts as possible with the MAFF CTD whilst on station alone.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9/79 cruise report ci09_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.48 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR9/79 cruise track — trk2354a.html RV Cirolana CIR9/79 cruise track — trk2354b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 38
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 56