RV Cirolana CIR6a/97
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1997-06-30 — 1997-07-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake sampling and process measurements at sites in the Thames estuary, southern North Sea, Liverpool Bay, and the Irish Sea to determine the impact of land-derived nutrients on the marine ecosystem (A1208 and C956J168).
2. To service prototype SMART moorings in Liverpool Bay and in the western Irish Sea (A1108).
3. To undertake trial tows of the U-Tow and CPR (SAHFOS).
4. To undertake bio-optical measurements at the key process sites in the Thames estuary, southern North Sea, Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea (UWB/CSG extramural).
5. To deploy drifting buoys in the Celtic Sea.
All the aims were successfully completed.
|Chief scientist||D S Kirkwood (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||North Sea, Thames Estuary, Western Irish Sea, Liverpool Bay|
|CTD stations||Description: To provide water for primary production studies.|
|Optics (eg underwater light levels)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom|