RV Cirolana CIR9/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9/83
Cruise period1983-09-28 — 1983-10-19
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue the examination of the distribution of Strontium-90, Caesium-134, Caesium-137, Plutonium-238, Plutonium-239/240 and Americium-241 in British Isles coastal waters.
2. To determine the suspended load in seawater of each locatlity.
3. To collect core samples of the seabed in muda areas of the Snagarrak and Kattegat f
Chief scientistDouglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9/83 cruise report ci9_83.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBaltic Sea
North Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea, Skagerrak, Kattegat, Orkney, Shetland, Faroe, Hebride, Irih Sea, Celtic Sea, Englih Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR9/83 cruise track — trk2940.html RV Cirolana CIR9/83 cruise track — trk2940a.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 147
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 162
Biology and fisheries 
NeustonQuantity: number of samples = 3
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 7