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RV Cirolana CIR8/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8/89
Cruise period1989-09-27 — 1989-10-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey of distribution of radiocaesium and other selected radionuclides in the waters of the above localities.
2. (Additional) To survey the distribution of tritium in the surface water of the Bristol Channel.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8/89 cruise report ci8_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
English Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorwegian Sea/ Barents Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR8/89 cruise track — trk3507a.html RV Cirolana CIR8/89 cruise track — trk3507b.html RV Cirolana CIR8/89 cruise track — trk3507c.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 92
Description: T/S bottom and S surface at 191 stations
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 86
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Gamma probe
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 321
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: Day grab.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 2
Description: Boomerang corer.