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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR6/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6/95
Cruise period1995-07-04 — 1995-07-25
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct monitoring studies at stations established under the UK National Monitoring Programme (NMP).
2. To collect water samples for the analysis of HCHs along a transect through the Channel, as part of the continuing monitoring following the loss of MV Perintis in 1989.
3. To collect water samples from coastal and estuarine areas for surfactant analysis.
4. To collect water samples from areas of high shipping intensity for analysis of tributylin.
5. To collect water and sediment samples from marina areas for analysis of Irgarol 1051, a herbicide used in antifouling paints.
6. To collect samples of water and fish from the vicinity of gas fields in the Southern North Sea for analysis of linear alkylbenzenes.
7. To evaluate a microcolumn method for the analysis of trace metals in seawater.
Chief scientistRobin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
ProjectNational Monitoring Programme
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6/95 cruise report ci6_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR6/95 cruise track — ci6_95track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 20
Description: continous T & S
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 109
Description: surface S only surface T & S
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 49
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 51
Description: handheld STD from small boat
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 54
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of stations = 99
Other dissolved substances