RV Cirolana CIR2/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/73
Cruise period1973-02-09 — 1973-02-27
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To take part in the ICES Young Herring Survey.
2. To make surface and bottom temperature and salinity observations.
3. To investigate the distribution of sprat shoals off the north east
coast of England,
4. To carry out a continuous echo-survey over the survey region.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/73 cruise report ci02_73.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific52-25N;01-10W to 57-45N;06-30E
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous thermograph
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: 1 with T only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: S only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: deep scattering layers
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell