Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/29/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/29/94
Cruise period1994-11-20 — 1994-11-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo assess autumn temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions in the north western Irish Sea.
To assess the denitrification potential of sediments at selected sites in the north western Irish Sea.
To develop an operational protocol for the Acoustic Doppler Current profiler (ADCP) system.
To field test the Valeport Ltd. Plankton Sampling Mechanism (PSM) against the standard Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR).
To field test and validate the software used to control the undulating UTOW (Valeport's updated CPR).
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/29/94 cruise report lf29_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/29/94 cruise track — lf29_94track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer and Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll samples
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer, Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll a
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light measurements
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light measurements
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light measurements
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer, Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll a
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light measurements
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer and Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll samples
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer and Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll samples
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and light measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi and Light measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer, Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll a
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer and Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll samples
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer, Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll a
ZooplanktonQuantity: activity duration in hours = 5
Description: CPR and UTOW deplyed together for 5 hours
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in hours = .5
Description: Testing CPR equipment, at 5, 7, 9 and 10 knots for 30 mins each
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in hours = .25
Description: CPR aperature testing at speeds of 5, 7, 9 and 10 knots for 15 mins
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in hours = 1
Description: UTOW trails, for several hours (not specified)
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer, Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll a
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD, Secchi, Light, Corer and Sediment C/N and Chlorophyll samples
Geophysical measurements made at depthQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: CTD and Secchi data