Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR6/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6/72
Cruise period1972-06-28 — 1972-07-27
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make a survey of the distribution and abundance of 0-group fish at Faroe and eastern Iceland as part of an international survey in the Faroe-Iceland area.
2. To obtain samples of 0-group cod for imunogenetic studies.
3. To obtain samples of young fish for feeding studies.
4. To undertake hydrographic studies of the deeper waters of the northern Rockall Channel.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6/72 cruise report ci06_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 49
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 168
Description: 145 S surface
Chemical oceanography 
AlkalinityQuantity: number of samples = 23
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 145
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 145
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: readings taken underway