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RV Cirolana CIR1X/02

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1X/02
Cruise period2002-01-16 — 2002-01-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCollect nutrient, salinity, suspended load, chlorophyll and oxygen data around the coast of England and Wales.
Collect samples for delta 15N analysis to determine the sources of N in nitrate in the Irish Sea.
Recover and service SmartBuoys at two sites in the southern North Sea.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectAE004
Coordinating bodyCEFAS
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 4630
Description: Chelsea CT flow through with Aquatraka II
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
PhosphateQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N
NitrateQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
NitriteQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
AmmoniaQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
SilicateQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
IsotopesQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m
Suspended matterQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 4630
Description: Chelsea CT flow through with Aquatraka II
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements52° 0' 0" N  2° 19' 59" E — Moored SmartBuoy - instuments = fluorometer, CTD, optical back scatter nitrate analyser, whole water sampler. Oxygen electrode deployed 49 days until 16/1/02 - re-deployed until March 28th
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 30' 59" N  1° 18' 59" E — Bottom mounted fluorometer, CTD, optical back scatter, ADCP
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 30' 59" N  1° 18' 59" E — as previous but with two fluorometers and no oxygen sensor re-deployed with met sensors Both SmartBuoys have now been in the water since November 2000
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
32  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.
7412582002-01-18 00:08 51° 59' 39" N  2° 19' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741258
7412712002-01-18 05:57 51° 31' 46" N  1° 2' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741271
7412832002-01-18 07:21 51° 29' 44" N  0° 59' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741283
7412952002-01-18 11:42 50° 55' 59" N  1° 16' 38" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741295
7413022002-01-18 20:21 50° 40' 25" N  0° 52' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741302
7413142002-01-19 06:52 50° 4' 53" N  3° 0' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741314
7413262002-01-19 13:02 50° 17' 42" N  4° 9' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741326
7413382002-01-19 15:07 50° 2' 8" N  4° 21' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741338
7413512002-01-20 07:53 51° 17' 48" N  3° 33' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741351
7413632002-01-21 03:25 52° 21' 28" N  4° 11' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741363
7413752002-01-21 21:06 53° 30' 0" N  3° 41' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741375
7413872002-01-21 22:44 53° 28' 25" N  3° 15' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741387
7413992002-01-22 02:07 53° 57' 35" N  3° 3' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741399
7414062002-01-22 03:33 53° 58' 1" N  3° 19' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741406
7414182002-01-26 08:32 51° 31' 28" N  1° 1' 32" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741418
7414312002-01-26 09:30 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741431
7414432002-01-26 10:27 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741443
7414552002-01-26 11:27 51° 31' 29" N  1° 1' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741455
7414672002-01-26 12:35 51° 31' 28" N  1° 1' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741467
7414792002-01-26 13:37 51° 31' 30" N  1° 1' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741479
7414802002-01-26 14:32 51° 31' 27" N  1° 1' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741480
7414922002-01-26 15:32 51° 31' 30" N  1° 1' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741492
7415112002-01-26 16:27 51° 31' 30" N  1° 1' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741511
7415232002-01-26 17:38 51° 31' 30" N  1° 1' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741523
7415352002-01-26 18:31 51° 31' 24" N  1° 1' 32" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741535
7415472002-01-27 10:06 53° 8' 30" N  0° 33' 15" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741547
7415592002-01-27 10:56 53° 3' 31" N  0° 28' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741559
7415602002-01-27 12:32 53° 3' 22" N  0° 28' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741560
7415722002-01-27 13:30 53° 3' 31" N  0° 28' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741572
7415842002-01-27 17:36 53° 32' 1" N  0° 19' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741584
7415962002-01-27 18:31 53° 32' 4" N  0° 19' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741596
7416032002-01-27 19:33 53° 32' 6" N  0° 19' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 741603