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RV Cirolana CIR3A/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3A/73
Cruise period1973-03-06 — 1973-03-12
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect water samples for Cs-137 analysis with a view to tracing the path of coastal and Atlantic waters at the northern entrance to the North Sea.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3A/73 cruise report ci03a_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: S only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 4
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: T surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: S only
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: 137Cs, used as tracer to distinguish between Atl.and coast.water entering the NWn.IHB04