Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR6B/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR6B/86
Cruise period1986-07-03 — 1986-07-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesCompletion of radiochemical survey (CTD, water sediment and biota sampling) around NEA dump site commenced on Cirolana 6A/86. Recovery and redeployment of NEADS current meter moorings at the mouth of the Rockall Channel. Recovery and redeployment of Irish Sea current meter moorings and Irish Sea CTD survey.
Chief scientistRobert R Dickson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR6B/86 cruise report ci6b_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic/ Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR6B/86 cruise track — trk3240.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: Irish Sea stations 3 with S only
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 29
Description: 8 (of 9) deep-sea recovered and 5 relaid. 7 Irish Sea moorings recovered and relaid. Good data from 29 meters of 30 recovered.
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Seabed drifters deployed
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 18
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 18
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 18
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 18
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 9
Description: 7 tritium and 2 plutonium
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: 5 specimens of Coryphenoides caught in 2 fish trap deployments for radiochemical analysis
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 4
Description: 3 Reineck box-cores and one Kasten core
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
18  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
1772181986-07-15 21:56 53° 58' 23" N  4° 40' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177218
1772311986-07-16 08:36 54° 38' 53" N  4° 21' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177231
1772431986-07-16 10:03 54° 34' 41" N  4° 24' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177243
1772551986-07-16 12:32 54° 30' 5" N  4° 21' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177255
1772671986-07-16 14:55 54° 19' 23" N  4° 13' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177267
1771871986-07-15 10:32 53° 18' 11" N  4° 46' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177187
1771991986-07-15 17:36 53° 36' 35" N  4° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177199
1772061986-07-15 19:55 53° 46' 41" N  4° 38' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 177206
3263491986-07-05 08:43 46° 55' 19" N  14° 44' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326349
3263501986-07-05 21:03 48° 14' 39" N  14° 24' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326350
3263621986-07-06 12:14 49° 32' 49" N  16° 39' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326362
3263741986-07-07 22:30 50° 59' 26" N  18° 51' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326374
3263861986-07-10 20:26 52° 11' 46" N  17° 53' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326386
3263981986-07-12 18:52 51° 2' 35" N  15° 20' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326398
3264051986-07-13 06:51 51° 0' 8" N  15° 20' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326405
3264171986-07-13 10:05 51° 3' 20" N  15° 14' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326417
3264291986-07-13 13:30 51° 4' 2" N  15° 10' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326429
3264301986-07-13 16:18 51° 4' 54" N  15° 3' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 326430