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RV Cirolana CIR6A/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6A/86
Cruise period1986-06-18 — 1986-06-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To work a network a CTD and rosette array stations for the collection of water samples for tritium determination, centred on the NEA dumpsite.
2. To work three stations for plutonium determination. At one of these sites additional water will be collected to enable a Kd determination to be made.
3. To make XBT and surface seawater samples (on passage) for caesium determination.
Chief scientistPaul A Gurbutt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6A/86 cruise report ci6a_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR6A/86 cruise track — trk3240.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 11
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 11
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 11
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 11
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: 11 tritium plus 2 plutonium