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RV Lough Foyle LFsep94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLFsep94
Cruise period1994-09-11 — 1994-09-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesTo recover and service mooringd/instrumentation located in the northwest Irish Sea.
To assess the performance of the recently fitted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiling system (ADCP).
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland), William Clarke (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LFsep94 cruise report lf_sept94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea, North Channel.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: activity duration in days = 4
Description: continuous data collection 11th - 14th September 1994 (ADCP system)
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters53° 45' 0" N  5° 15' 0" W — Service Mooring and Recover Mooring
Current meters53° 43' 59" N  6° 3' 59" W — Recover Mooring
Current meters53° 51' 0" N  5° 33' 59" W — service mooring
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps54° 47' 29" N  5° 32' 59" W — Service Mooring
Sediment traps53° 45' 0" N  5° 15' 0" W — Service Mooring and Recover Mooring
Sediment traps55° 23' 59" N  6° 13' 59" W — Service Mooring
Sediment traps54° 38' 11" N  5° 21' 59" W — Service Mooring
Sediment traps54° 51' 23" N  5° 12' 59" W — Service Mooring
Sediment traps53° 43' 59" N  6° 3' 59" W — Recover Mooring
Sediment traps53° 51' 0" N  5° 33' 59" W — service mooring
Sediment traps54° 48' 41" N  5° 17' 59" W — Service Mooring
Phytoplankton53° 51' 0" N  5° 33' 59" W — service mooring