Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR3/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/80
Cruise period1980-02-26 — 1980-03-20
ObjectivesPhysical/ Biology. Co-operative programme with U.K,The Netherlands and Belgium.
Chief scientistDerek Harding (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificS. North Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/80 cruise track — trk2504.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 4592.96
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 502
Description: surface only 1 with S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 450
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: activity duration in days = 18
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 4592.96
Description: 2480 nm
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 251
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 251
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 251
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 251
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 4592.96
Description: chlorophyll-a
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 251
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 261
Description: survey,Bongo nets
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 261
Description: 2480nm,5 survey grids:distribution,taxonomy,energy transfers