RV Cirolana CIR8A/71
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1971-09-28 — 1971-10-07|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To continue the examination of the budget of artificial radionuclides in
the Irish Sea.
2. To collect seawater samples from the Irish Sea for trace element analysis.
3. Collection of seawater samples in the North Sea and north-east Atlantic
to determine caesium-137 and trace element concentrations.
4. Further tests of total gamma counting above the sea surface to discriminate
between background radiation and radioactive discharge situations.
5. Collection of zooplankton at selected stations and samples of haddock at
2 stations for Dr J H Steele, DAFS, for trace element analysis within the
|Chief scientist||Douglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 55|
Description: 17 top & bottom only 2 with T & 2 with S only
|Trace elements||Quantity: number of samples = 55|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 55|
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|