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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR4/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/74
Cruise period1974-04-29 — 1974-05-14
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test deep current meter mooring techniques and acoustic release systems.
2. To measure primary production parameters.
Chief scientistRobert R Dickson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/74 cruise report ci04_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR4/74 cruise track — trk1372.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 33
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 209
Description: S surface only
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: mooring trials
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 209
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 209
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuous fluorometer
PhytoplanktonDescription: continuous fluorometer
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsDescription: continuous fluorometer