RV Cirolana CIR6/93
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1993-06-09 — 1993-07-01|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct monitoring studies at stations established under the UK National Monitoring Programme (NMP). This will involve physical measurements, and the collection of samples for chemical analysis and biological effects studies.
2. To collect water and sediment samples for analysis of PAH in coastal and estuarine waters.
3. To collect water samples for the analysis of volatile organic compounds in coastal and estuarine waters.
4. To collect water samples along a transect through the English Channel for Lindane (y-HCH) analysis, following the loss of MV Perintis in March 1989.
5. To recover a multi-instrumental mooring laid in the western Irish Sea (approximate position 54º N 5º 40' W) in May 1993.
|Chief scientist||Robin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||North Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea, Clyde Sea, Hebrides|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 22|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 84|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 45|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 92|
|Trace metals||Quantity: number of samples = 42|
|Chlorinated hydrocarbons||Quantity: number of samples = 75|
Description: Hydrocarbon concentrations
|Other dissolved substances||Quantity: number of samples = 83|
Description: Volatile organics, HCH and Triazines