Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8B/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8B/91
Cruise period1991-10-10 — 1991-10-14
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGear Trials. No data collected.

1. Trials of the Hamon grab, comparing its samples with those from the anchor dredge. Some processing of the benthos collected will be undertaken.
2. Deploy the Cambridge University quadrapod to test its handling, acoustic release, data logger, and a batch of syringe water samples.
3. Deploy the MAFF tetrapod fitted with the usual instruments plus a new MOBS arrangement.
4. Test parts of the new shipboard data logging system.
5. Test the performance of a new type of radar reflector mounted on a toroid.
6. Test the GPS slave monitor.
7. Test a special version of the 34 kHz sonar transponder.
Chief scientistNicholas D Pearson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8B/91 cruise report ci8b_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: testing and trials of equipment