RV Cirolana CIR3/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1982-02-25 — 1982-03-22|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To continue the examination of the distribution of caesium-137, caesium-134, strontium-90, plutonium-238, plutonium-239/240 and americium-241 in seawater.
2. To collect core samples of the seabed of the North Sea for the determination of 137Cs and 134Cs.
3. To determine the suspended load in seawater in each locality.
4. To continue the investigation in the use of 134Cs as an onboard tracer for low-level radiocaesium and stable caesium determinations.
5. To collect 3 core samples in the Northern North Sea for Dr P Kershaw.
|Chief scientist||Douglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North Sea/Baltic/ Skagerrak/Kattegat|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 83|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 179|
|Suspended matter||Quantity: number of samples = 102|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 11|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 2|
Description: mud cores obtained from the sea bed.