RV Cirolana CIR9/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1979-09-26 — 1979-10-20|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Immingham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To share with the French Research Vessel NOROIT the detailed water mass sampling of the region lying within 30 miles of 46° 59' N, 14° 48' W during the two 5-day periods separated by about 6 days.
2. To monitor with the RV NOROIT the movements of a cluster of free-drifting floats released within the Tourbillon array in early September.
3. To release and track for as long as possible some IOS-type floats in the Tourbillon area.
4. To make as many near-bottom CTD casts as possible with the MAFF CTD whilst on station alone.
|Chief scientist||John W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.48 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 38|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 56|