Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR9/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9/73
Cruise period1973-10-25 — 1973-11-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To survey the fish stocks off West Greenland as part of the ICNAF
co-ordinated groundfish survey programme.
2. To make hydrographic observations in the fishing area.
3. To obtain blood and tissue specimens from cod for biochemical-genetic
tags.
4. To obtain fish serum for a comparative vitamin-D study (Nuffield Institute).
Chief scientistLeon Birkett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9/73 cruise report ci09_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 37
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: 16 with T only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: population surveys of commercial and non-commercial fish, and also mammals
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: population surveys of commercial and non-commercial fish, and also mammals
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: ice observations