Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/09/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/09/90
Cruise period1990-06-03 — 1990-06-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
1. To sample stations identified during the February and April Nephrops cruises.
2. To collect sediment samples for granulometric analysis at each trawl station.
3. To take samples of surface water at a range of stations.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/09/90 cruise report lf09_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/09/90 cruise track — lf09_90track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 25
Description: T only.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: Water samples collected for nutrient analysis.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: Water samples collected for nutrient analysis.
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: Water samples collected for nutrient analysis.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: Water samples collected for nutrient analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 25
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 50
Description: Sediment samples taken using a Day grab at the beginning and end of each tow.