RV Cirolana CIR4/97
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1997-04-14 — 1997-05-01|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Stephen James Malcolm (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||North Sea, Channel, Irish Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)|