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RV Cirolana CIR4/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/97
Cruise period1997-04-14 — 1997-05-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake sampling and process measurements at sites in the Thames estuary, southern North Sea, Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea to determine the impact of land derived nutrients on the marine ecosystem (A1208 and C956J168).
2. To deploy prototype SMART moorings in Liverpool Bay and in the western Irish Sea (A1108).
3. To undertake trial tows of U-Tow and CPR (SAHFOS/A1108).
4. To undertake bio-optical measurements at the key process sites in the Thames estuary, southern North Sea, Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea.
Chief scientistStephen James Malcolm (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/97 cruise report ci4_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, Channel, Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)