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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR9/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9/90
Cruise period1990-10-14 — 1990-10-23
Port of departureWallsend, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples of sediment and benthos from various North Sea Task Force stations.
2. To identify sites for long term monitoring on sediment quality and benthos.
3. To collect samples for the Joint Monitoring Group baseline sediment survey.
4. To collect sediment samples around the Tyne sewage sludge disposal site.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9/90 cruise report ci9_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel and SW approaches
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR9/90 cruise track — trk3611.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: surface S only
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 9
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 131