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RV Lough Foyle LF/10/91

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/10/91
Cruise period1991-10-04 — 1991-10-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesDeployment of instruments and moorings in Loch Linnhe and physical, chemical and biological surveying
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLoch Linnhe
Coordinating bodySOAFD
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Linnhe
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
CTD stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: multi parameter tows of aries
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Phosphate
Nitrate
Total - N
Ammonia
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
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° 31' 59" N  5° 32' 59" W — 5 transmissometers
Optics (eg underwater light levels)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 fluorimeters
Current meters56° 51' 0" N  5° 11' 30" W — 10CM
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
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 auto sed traps