Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR7/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR7/73
Cruise period1973-08-17 — 1973-09-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To take part in the International 0-group survey of the Barents Sea.
2. To sample benthos north and west of Spitsbergen.
3. To make nanoplankton studies.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR7/73 cruise report ci07_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 6
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: 10 with T only
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 19
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 19
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 38
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 112
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 112
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: activity duration in days = 25
Description: Continuous measurement of deep scattering layers
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: ice observations
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell