RV Cirolana CIR10/84
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1984-11-22 — 1984-12-19|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a depth stratified trawl survey of the Western Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay.
2. To sample juvenile fish.
3. To sample pelagic fish shoals.
4. To carry out shipboard concentrations of plutonium and americium from sea water in the English Channel and Celtic Sea.
5. Collection and on board treatment of sea water for technetium 99 analysis in the vicinity of Cap de la Hague.
|Chief scientist||B C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|General||Bay of Biscay|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||English Channel, Celtic Sea, Bay of Biscay|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 14|
Description: samples for caesium analysis
|Biology and fisheries|
|Neuston||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 77|
Description: forty two trawls were made with the Portuguese High Headline trawl.