RV Cirolana CIR6A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6A/74
Cruise period1974-07-04 — 1974-07-16
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out the International 0-group survey around the Faroes.
2. To collect seawater samples for the estimation of Caesium-137 and trace elements.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6A/74 cruise report ci06a_74.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR6A/74 cruise track — trk1374.html RV Cirolana CIR6A/74 cruise track — trk1374a.html RV Cirolana CIR6A/74 cruise track — trk1374b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 83
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 40
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 83
Description: survey of O-group fish using capeline trawl