Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle 2291H_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifier2291H_2
Cruise period1991-02-22 — 1991-03-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesDeploy and service instruments and carry out physical, chemical and biological sampling in Loch Linnhe. Loch Linnhe Project- Ref H22PT2
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLoch Linnhe Project
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle 2291H_2 cruise report lough_foyle2_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_2 cruise track — trk3672.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
CTD stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Current meters
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: Multi parameter aries tows
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Phosphate
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)
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Seston
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 22.2.91-28.3.91
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 auto sed traps