RV Cirolana CIR1B/00

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1B/00
Cruise period2000-01-28 — 2000-02-04
Port of departureNorth Shields, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a TV survey of the English NE coast Nephrops grounds using a towed sledge and underwater TV camera to evaluate burrow density and estimate Nephrops biomass in the area 55° 35' - 54° 45' N and 1° 30' - 0° 40' W.
2. To back up the TV survey with a QTC/ROXAN survey to establish the ground types and compare with previous grab surveys.
Chief scientistClive G Brown (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1B/00 cruise report ci1b_00.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEnglish NE coast
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 99
Description: tows using sledge-mounted tv camera