RV Cirolana CIR4/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/84
Cruise period1984-04-12 — 1984-05-11
Port of departureDouglas, Isle Of Man
Port of returnWorkington, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWater sampling and biological sampling for radioactivity
Chief scientistDennis S Woodhead (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea, Irish Sea and English Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR4/84 cruise track — trk3047.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 18
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 251
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: acoustical properties
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: pore water
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: densimeter