Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8/94
Cruise period1994-07-08 — 1994-07-29
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNational Monitoring Plan & Environmental Quality Objectives Prog

1) To collect samples of demersal fish for chemical analysis from the North Sea, English Channel and Irish Sea in support of the UK National Monitoring Plan (NMP) and Environmental Quality Objectives Programmes.
2) Complete benthic/sediment sampling for the DOE/MAFF Dogger Bank study
3) To deploy liquid-liquid extraction techniques on water samples from offsure and estuarine locations for organic chemical analysis and biological effects studies
4) To collect samples along established pollution gradients in the German Bight for use in the development and evalutation of whole sediment bioessay techniques
5) To further investigate the use of biochemical techniques in dab in support of NMP
6) To collect fish samples for genetic toxicological analysis at NMP sites
Chief scientistJohn Edward Thain (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
ProjectNational Monitoring Programme (NMP)
Cruise programmeRV Cirolana CIR8/94 cruise programme ci8_94.pdf — access key 'C' (1.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, German Bight, Irish Sea and Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR8/94 cruise track — trk4018.html
Trace metals
Petroleum residues
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsDescription: liquid-liquid extraction - biological effects
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: sediment bioassay in German Bight
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: fish samples for genetic toxicology (DNA adducts)