Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LFdec91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLFdec91
Cruise period1991-12-09 — 1991-12-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesThe primary objective was to provide further trials for the ASRD camera sledge with a view to applying the equipment in a real survey situation around the North Channel disposal grounds.
Secondary objectives were the collection of grab samples from the National Monitoring Plan Station in the North Channel and the Beaufort Dyke area as part of the benthic ecology programme.
Chief scientistMatt Service (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LFdec91 cruise report lf_dec91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificThe Irish Sea and North Channel
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: North Channel National Monitoring Programme station, 3 stations in the Beaufort Dyke, and 1 in the mid North Channel