RV Cirolana CIR6/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1972-06-28 — 1972-07-27|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To make a survey of the distribution and abundance of 0-group fish at Faroe and eastern Iceland as part of an international survey in the Faroe-Iceland area.
2. To obtain samples of 0-group cod for imunogenetic studies.
3. To obtain samples of young fish for feeding studies.
4. To undertake hydrographic studies of the deeper waters of the northern Rockall Channel.
|Chief scientist||Brian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|General||North Atlantic Ocean|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 49|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 168|
Description: 145 S surface
|Alkalinity||Quantity: number of samples = 23|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 145|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 145|
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: readings taken underway|