RV Cirolana CIR1/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/70
Cruise period1970-07-24 — 1970-08-08
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test the fishing systems installed in Cirolana
2. To test the hydrographic and biological sampling systems fitted in the ship.
3. To collect flagellate samples in the Barents Sea (Dr Reynolds).
4. To make observations in connection with finds of dead fish reported
by commercial vessels fishing in the central North Sea (Mr Bannister).
5. To collect plankton samples and bottorn sediment cores in the Norwegian
and Barents Seas (Mr Wiseman, British Museum).
Chief scientistArthur J Lee (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/70 cruise report ci01_70.pdf (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 3
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 3
NektonQuantity: number of samples = 3
NektonQuantity: number of samples = 3
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 3
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: flagellate collections (SIMCA)
Gear researchDescription: sampling system tested fishing,hydrographical,biological
Occasional standard measurements