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RV Cirolana CIR4/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/86
Cruise period1986-04-18 — 1986-04-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Multi-net sampler performance measurements.
2. Performance and use of SM600 sonar.
3. Test parts of Scanmar trawl measurement equipment
4. Sample commercial fish in the Irish Sea; record diseases and parasites.
5. Take selected samples from catches of commercial fish for histological examination.
6. To lay three current meter moorings.
7. Re-lay the tetrapod off Sellafield.
8. Collect a mud sample for AEP4.
Chief scientistRonald B Mitson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/86 cruise report ci4_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIrish Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: deployed only
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: near-bed velocity measurements
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton net tests
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton net tests
Demersal fish
Geology and geophysics 
Grab
Long/short range side scan sonar