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RV Cirolana CIR8A/73

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8A/73
Cruise period1973-09-27 — 1973-10-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To test techniques for sampling trace metals in oceanic water.
2. To give the Technicon Auto Analyser a sea-going trial.
3. To supplement hydrographic observations made during the ICES Overflow '73 Survey in the region of the Wyville-Thomson Ridge.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8A/73 cruise report ci08a_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specific56-30N;11-00W to 60-30N;06-00W
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: sea going trial of Technicon auto-analyser
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: sea going trial of Technicon Auto-analyser
NitriteDescription: sea going trial of Technicon Auto-analyser
AlkalinityDescription: sea going trial of Technicon Auto-analyser
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 15
Description: comparison of different sampling techniques
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 12
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 15
Description: chemical pollution
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: radioactive pollutants
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 9
Description: Continuous sea and swell measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in hours = 65