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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR5/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5/72
Cruise period1972-05-19 — 1972-06-16
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnYarmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To begin a study of the seasonal vertical distribution of gadoids
in the Barents Sea.
2. To investigate light levels and temperature conditions at the depth
of shoals found.
3. To collect ultra plankton for culturing.
4. To begin to monitor the distribution of ultra plankton species in
the Barents Sea.
5. To continue investigations on cod flesh parasites.
6. To release two buoyed parachute drogues on the shelf at 64 degrees and 66 degrees north at 1000 and 800 metres for tracking by satellite.
7. To work the Malangen Section.
8. To moor four current meter stations along the North Cape/Bear Island Section and recover them on the homeward passage.
9. To work the West Bear Island Section.
10. To service JONSIS stations in the North Sea on the passage to Grimsby.
Chief scientistG C Trout (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5/72 cruise report ci05_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
Baltic Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 34
Description: 11 bottom
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 12
Description: 4 moorings;each of 11 days
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: continuously
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 28
Description: midwater trawling
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: ice observations