RV Cirolana CIR3A/98
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1998-05-30 — 1998-06-17|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Swansea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct further scientific sampling at an experimentally dredged area off the Norfolk coast, using grab and side-scan sonar in order to establish the time required for recovery of the sea bed fauna.
2. To sample horse-mussels from the Humber/Wash area for later analyses of contaminants in flesh.
3. To sample representative offshore NMP locations using grab, core and trawl, and to collect core samples for PCB and PAH analysis.
4. To sample representative offshore NMP lofations for nutrients and chlorophyll.
5. To sample the sediments and benthos off the Tyne for time-series studies using grab, core and beam trawl, including extra sampling at the sewage-sludge disposal site.
|Chief scientist||Hubert Llewelyn Rees (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.29 MB)|
|Specific||North Sea, English Channel, Celtic Sea|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: 3 and 2m beam trawls.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 99|
Description: surveyed using Harmon grab
|Bottom photography||Description: good quality images obtained using the EG and G DF1000.|
|Long/short range side scan sonar|