Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8/84
Cruise period1984-09-25 — 1984-10-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To launch 6 SOFAR floats ballasted for 2500m. Five launches, one of which sank to the bottom.
(2) To complete an XBT and CTD survey of the float launch area. Accomplished.
(3) To collect water for 14C analysis. Insufficient time.
(4) To collect surface water for 137Cs analysis. Accomplished
Chief scientistPaul A Gurbutt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8/84 cruise report ci8_84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIberian Abyssal Plain
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR8/84 cruise track — trk3051.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 74
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 3 with T only
Neutrally buoyant floatsQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: SOFAR floats launched, but one sank to the bottom
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 7
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
9  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
583481984-09-30 02:00 41° 24' 59" N  15° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58348
583611984-09-30 22:49 41° 24' 59" N  14° 58' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58361
583731984-10-01 17:42 40° 34' 59" N  14° 25' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58373
583851984-10-02 00:03 41° 0' 0" N  14° 26' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58385
583971984-10-02 08:00 41° 24' 59" N  14° 26' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58397
584041984-10-02 15:59 41° 49' 59" N  14° 26' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58404
584161984-10-03 00:25 42° 15' 59" N  14° 26' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58416
584281984-10-05 23:36 41° 24' 59" N  13° 55' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58428
584411984-10-06 20:46 41° 24' 59" N  13° 20' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 58441