Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8/72
Cruise period1972-11-21 — 1972-12-18
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the fish stocks off West Greenland as part of the ICNAF co-ordinated Groundfish Survey Programme.
2. To make hydrographic observations at selected stations to facilitate
the interpretation of the fishing results.
3. To collect material for the study of the distribution of nematodes in
5. To collect pycnogonids for studies of their structure.
6. To recover JONSIS Stations B and C and to re-lay B.
7. To collect large live cod for the Ensdale target strength experiment.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8/72 cruise report ci08_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 25
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
NektonQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell