RV Lough Foyle LF/01/93
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1993-01-05 — 1993-01-07|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To map temperature, salinity and assess the winter nutrient distributions in the NW Irish Sea.
The entire cruise track was surface mapped for temperature and salinity. Water samples were taken and stored for nutrient analysis.
|Chief scientist||Brian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||NW Irish Sea and North Channel|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: CTD probe was deployed at each station to aquire temperature and salinity data from the depth profile. Water samples were also taken and stored for nutrient analysis.
|Transparency (eg transmissometer)||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: Secchi disc used
|Optics (eg underwater light levels)||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
Description: Underwater light measurements
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: Duplicate vertical zooplankton hauls were taken at each station