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RV Lough Foyle LF/24/92

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/24/92
Cruise period1992-10-20 — 1992-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo map the temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions in the NW Irish Sea.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/24/92 cruise report lf24_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/24/92 cruise track — lf24_92track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: CTD/rosette deployed at each station to aquire nutrient from the depth profile
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: CTD/rosette deployed at each station to aquire temperautre and salinity data from the depth profile
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 19
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Underwater light measurements
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: Duplicate zooplankton hauls were taken at each station