Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle 2291H_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifier2291H_1
Cruise period1991-01-16 — 1991-01-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo deploy instruments on moorings and carry out physical, chemical and biological sampling. Loch Linnhe Project - Ref H22PT1
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLoch Linnhe Project
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle 2291H_1 cruise report lough_foyle1_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Linnhe
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle 2291H_1 cruise track — trk3671.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Multi parameter aries tows
CTD stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: multi parameter aries tows
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Phosphate
Total - P
Nitrate
Total - N
Ammonia
Silicate
Other chemical oceanographic measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivity
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.
Other biological/fisheries measurement
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottom
Multi-beam echosounding
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature measurements56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 60m
Transparency (eg transmissometer)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 transmissometers
Optics (eg underwater light levels)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 fluorimeters
Current meters56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — Loch Linnhe 9 cm
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 3 wlr
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurements56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 nutrient analysers & NGT 16.1.91-22.2.91
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 auto sed traps