RV Cirolana CIR2/92
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1992-01-17 — 1992-01-31|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Workington, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect and process surface water (and bottom water from selected sites), from the S. North Sea and Channel for 99Tc, 125Sb and 137Cs analysis as part of a MAST project (ACA5, COGEMA).
2. To collect and analyse surface water samples from the S. North Sea for nutrients (BCG2, N. Sea Task Force).
3. To study the particle and colloidal association of Pu, Am and Th radionuclides in Irish Sea water using various innovative techniques. (ACA3, ACB8, UCD, NLH).
4. To collect a large sample of N. Atlantic seawater from the Malin Shelf area for intercomparison measurements of 99Tc. (ACA5, MAST).
|Chief scientist||B R Harvey (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||S North Sea and Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 59|
Description: S only mainly surface
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of samples = 96|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 96|
|Nitrite||Quantity: number of samples = 96|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 96|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 55|
|Other chemical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of samples = 11|
Description: large volume samples for various analyses