RV Cirolana CIR2X/02
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||2002-04-29 — 2002-05-12|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct a plankton survey using a 53 cm high speed tow net fitted with the Guildline CTD monitoring system, to determine the distribution and abundance of crab (Cancer pagurus) larvae in relation to fishing ground and sea bed sediments over the sea area bounded by latitudes 48° 30' N and 52° 00' N, and longitudes 9° 00' W and 2° 00' W.
2. To continuously monitor temperature and salinity of sub-surface sea water.
|Chief scientist||Michael C Bell (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.06 MB)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||Western English Channel, Bristol Channel and Western Approaches|
|Track charts||(0.09 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 59|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 111|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 111|
Description: plankton survey using 53cm high speed tow net.
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 111|