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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR9B/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9B/76
Cruise period1976-10-04 — 1976-10-29
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnImmingham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples from the North Atlantic, Greenland Sea and
Norwegian Sea for dissolved metal analysis. (AB.1.2.)
2. Concurrent with Aim 1, samples to be filtered and the particulate matter to be analysed for metals by X-ray fluorescence techniques (Edinburgh University).
3. To collect 2700 l I t r e s of sea water in the North Atlantic for the
International Standard Sea Water Service at I. 0. S. Wormley.
4. To recover current meter rigs at Stations NEI, NE2, NE3, NE4, JONSIS 1 and JONSIS 2, and to relay JGfJSIS 1 and JONSIS 2 (E.3.3.).
5. To collect samples for Caesium analysis in the Norwegian Sea and North Sea.
Chief scientistA R Folkard (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9B/76 cruise report ci09b_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR9B/76 cruise track — trk1707.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 9
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 9
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 9
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 9
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 9
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 42
Occasional standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: analysis of suspended sediments for metals and carbon by X-ray