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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR5/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5/75
Cruise period1975-05-08 — 1975-05-24
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue the survey of the distribution and abundance of blue whiting
started during cruises 3 and 4.
2. To sample trace metals at selected stations.
3. To monitor the standing crop of phytoplankton in the area covered by the
4. To make continuous plankton recorder tows when practicable.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5/75 cruise report ci05_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR5/75 cruise track — trk1560.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 16
Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 16
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 15
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 16
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 16
Description: identification, population
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of samples = 16
Description: identification, population