RV Cirolana CIR4A/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1989-04-14 — 1989-04-28|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Workington, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine the rates and processes of primary and secondary production in different hydrographic regions of the Irish Sea.
2. To construct a C/N budget of the production, transformation and fate of biogenic particulates.
3. To assess the vertical and horizontal availability of food for fish larvae and particle distribution in relation to hyrdrographic conditions.
4. To determine the nutritional status of fish larvae in relation to feeding conditions.
|Chief scientist||John H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.40 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 41|
Description: calibration samples surface S only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Description: Continuous chlorophyll|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 86|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 86|