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RV Cirolana CIR1/01

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/01
Cruise period2001-01-06 — 2001-01-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNational Marine Monitoring Programme (NMMP) winter baseline of nutrients in the southern North Sea.
Aim 1: Recover and service Smart Buoy moorings at Outer Gabbard and Thames Warp Anchorage;
Aim 2: Collect water samples for nutrients, chlorophyll and suspended solids etc. at NMMP sites from Thames to Tyne and Dogger Bank;
Aim 3: Complete 35 sediment core stations between Dogger Bank and Tyne.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectNMMP - MAFF - CEFAS AE004
Coordinating bodyCEFAS
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/01 cruise report ciro1_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificDogger Bank (just north); Thames, Humber, Wash, off Tyne/Tees
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
CTD stationsQuantity: track kilometres = 1574.2
Description: CTD, chlorophyll-a (Aquatraka III) logged every 10 minutes during entire cruise. Above samples for calibration (we also use the CTD cast surface samples).
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 57
Description: Falmouth Scientific Instruments (FSI) CTD, chlorophyll-a fluorescence, turbidity (both seapoint), down light (I.e. up looking LiCor). Logged on all down casts.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 57
Description: Falmouth Scientific Instruments (FSI) CTD, chlorophyll-a fluorescence, turbidity (both seapoint), down light (I.e. up looking LiCor). Logged on all down casts.
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Discrete surface water samples for all of above from continuous flow thru system
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 57
Description: Falmouth Scientific Instruments (FSI) CTD, chlorophyll-a fluorescence, turbidity (both seapoint), down light (I.e. up looking LiCor). Logged on all down casts.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Water bottles fired (10(f)) on up cast for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, ammonium nitrite, chlorophyll-a, suspended solids. DissO2 at 5 stations.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 1574.2
Description: CTD, chlorophyll-a (Aquatraka III) logged every 10 minutes during entire cruise. Above samples for calibration (we also use the CTD cast surface samples).
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Sub-sampling from NIOZ box corer for trace metals, sediment chlorophyll-a and porosity
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
CTD stations51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Optics (eg underwater light levels)51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Optics (eg underwater light levels)52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Chemical oceanography 
Phosphate51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Phosphate52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Nitrate51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Nitrate52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Silicate52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Silicate51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Contamination 
Suspended matter52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Suspended matter51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)51° 30' 59" N  0° 57' 59" E — Buoy laid December 2000 to remain for at least 2 years - serviced at monthly intervals
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
56  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Sound velocity and travel time in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Sound velocity and travel time in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
7406612001-01-06 22:10 51° 31' 31" N  1° 1' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740661
7406732001-01-06 23:04 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740673
7406852001-01-06 23:59 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740685
7406972001-01-07 00:57 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740697
7407042001-01-07 01:56 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 31" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740704
7407162001-01-07 02:57 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740716
7407282001-01-07 03:58 51° 30' 30" N  1° 1' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740728
7407412001-01-07 05:00 51° 31' 31" N  1° 1' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740741
7407532001-01-07 05:59 51° 31' 26" N  1° 1' 23" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740753
7407652001-01-07 06:58 51° 31' 26" N  1° 1' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740765
7407772001-01-07 09:57 51° 31' 20" N  1° 1' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740777
7407892001-01-07 15:33 52° 0' 1" N  2° 19' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740789
7407902001-01-07 16:37 52° 0' 8" N  2° 20' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740790
7408082001-01-07 17:38 51° 59' 50" N  2° 19' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740808
7408212001-01-07 18:34 51° 59' 48" N  2° 19' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740821
7408332001-01-07 19:29 51° 59' 46" N  2° 19' 15" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740833
7408452001-01-08 00:24 52° 50' 4" N  2° 49' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740845
7408572001-01-08 07:32 54° 0' 0" N  1° 59' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740857
7408692001-01-08 12:41 54° 49' 56" N  1° 20' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740869
7408702001-01-10 12:40 55° 0' 19" N  1° 7' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740870
7408822001-01-10 13:30 55° 0' 20" N  1° 7' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740882
7408942001-01-10 14:27 55° 0' 20" N  1° 7' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740894
7409012001-01-10 15:29 55° 0' 20" N  1° 7' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740901
7409132001-01-10 16:30 55° 0' 20" N  1° 7' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740913
7409252001-01-10 17:33 55° 0' 20" N  1° 7' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740925
7409372001-01-10 18:29 55° 0' 21" N  1° 7' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740937
7409492001-01-10 19:33 55° 0' 24" N  1° 8' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740949
7409502001-01-10 20:33 55° 0' 24" N  1° 8' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740950
7409622001-01-10 21:33 55° 0' 27" N  1° 8' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740962
7409742001-01-11 08:46 53° 32' 3" N  0° 19' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740974
7409862001-01-11 09:31 53° 32' 4" N  0° 19' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740986
7409982001-01-11 10:29 53° 32' 4" N  0° 19' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 740998
7410012001-01-11 11:31 53° 32' 4" N  0° 19' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741001
7410132001-01-11 12:31 53° 32' 2" N  0° 19' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741013
7410252001-01-11 13:37 53° 31' 58" N  0° 19' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741025
7410372001-01-11 14:30 53° 31' 55" N  0° 19' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741037
7410492001-01-11 15:33 53° 31' 49" N  0° 19' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741049
7410502001-01-11 16:30 53° 31' 49" N  0° 19' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741050
7410622001-01-11 17:30 53° 31' 49" N  0° 19' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741062
7410742001-01-11 18:29 53° 31' 50" N  0° 19' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741074
7410862001-01-11 19:30 53° 31' 52" N  0° 19' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741086
7410982001-01-11 23:31 53° 3' 1" N  0° 28' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741098
7411052001-01-12 00:28 53° 3' 1" N  0° 28' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741105
7411172001-01-12 01:30 53° 3' 2" N  0° 28' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741117
7411292001-01-12 02:32 53° 2' 58" N  0° 28' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741129
7411302001-01-12 03:29 53° 2' 58" N  0° 28' 27" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741130
7411422001-01-12 04:30 53° 2' 56" N  0° 28' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741142
7411542001-01-12 05:28 53° 2' 55" N  0° 28' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741154
7411662001-01-12 06:30 53° 2' 55" N  0° 28' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741166
7411782001-01-12 07:30 53° 2' 55" N  0° 28' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741178
7411912001-01-12 08:30 53° 2' 55" N  0° 28' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741191
7412092001-01-12 09:28 53° 2' 58" N  0° 28' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741209
7412102001-01-12 10:28 53° 3' 1" N  0° 28' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741210
7412222001-01-12 11:32 53° 3' 0" N  0° 28' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741222
7412342001-01-12 12:33 53° 3' 1" N  0° 28' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741234
7412462001-01-12 13:28 53° 3' 1" N  0° 28' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741246