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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8B/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8B/73
Cruise period1973-10-06 — 1973-10-16
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect seawater samples in the north-east Atlantic and British Isles coastal waters to determine caesium-I37 concentrations.
2. To collect seawater samples for trace element analyses.
3. To collect seawater samples from the Firth of Clyde and approaches
for Dr G Topping (DAFS).
4. To collect seawater samples at 4 positions in coastal waters of northern Scotland on behalf of Dr H Kautsky (DHI) for North Sea radio caesium studies.
5. To collect seawater samples at depth at one position in the north-east Atlantic on behalf of Mr A T Murray, Department of Oceanography,Liverpool, for chlorinated hydrocarbon determinations.
Chief scientistDouglas F Jefferies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8B/73 cruise report ci08b_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 90
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: S only
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 74
Description: samples for filtr.or particul.for analysis for Zn,Mn,Cu,Ni,Cd,Co,Pb,Hg.Surface:35 sts.Surf.,midw.& bottom:45 sts
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 78
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: radioactive pollutants
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: chemical pollution sampled for chlorinated hydrocarbons at 55-00N;11-00W
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell