RV Cirolana CIR6/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6/71
Cruise period1971-07-14 — 1971-08-05
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Fishing and echo survey of the pelagic scattering layer of 0-group fish at Iceland.
2. Study of the detailed structure of the scattering layer at one station
3. Microbiology
a) collect samples for analysis of chlorophyll.
B) direct preparations for electron microscopy.
C) set up cultures of nano-plankton.
Chief scientistDavid J Garrod (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6/71 cruise report ci06_71.pdf (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specific64-68N 25-10W
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 60
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvae
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 69
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: deep scattering layers
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell