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RV Cirolana 2302H (CIR2Y/02)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifier2302H (CIR2Y/02)
Cruise period2002-05-15 — 2002-05-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section in the northern North Sea.
2. To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe Shetland Channel sections.
3. To service two ADCP moorings, and deploy a deep water mooring.
4. To perform eddy surveys in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
5. To perform ad-hoc sonar buoy, pop-up mooring deployments and towed array acoustic recordings for cetaceans.
Chief scientistBill Turrell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectJONSIS & WOCE
Cruise programmeRV Cirolana 2302H (CIR2Y/02) cruise programme ci02y_02.pdf  (0.06 MB) 
Cruise reportRV Cirolana 2302H (CIR2Y/02) cruise report 2302h.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificnorthern North Sea; Faroe Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: Days of surface underway measurements
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 66
Description: Water bottle stations
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 66
Description: CTD stations
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 66
Description: Phosphate stations
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 66
Description: Nitrate Stations
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 66
Description: Silicates Stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 66
Description: Fluorometer stations
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 4" N  4° 22' 29" W — Recovered NWSD 17/5/02 75 kHz Broadband ADCP (laid 13/10/01)
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 16' 32" N  4° 19' 58" W — Recovered NWSE 17/5/02 150 kHz Broadband ADCP (laid 13/10/01)
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 26' 59" N  4° 22' 33" W — Laid NWSD 24/5/02 75 kHz Broadband ADCP
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 16' 29" N  4° 19' 59" W — Laid NWSE 24/5/02 150 kHz Broadband ADCP