Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/04/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/04/95
Cruise period1995-02-06 — 1995-02-09
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe primary function of the cruise was to sample the three offshore N Ireland National Monitoring Plan stations. Other aims were to carry out additional monitoring of coastal nutrient levels in relation to major riverine inputs, collect sediment cores and water samples for the oceanography programme and undertake scallop dreging on the N Coast scallop beds.
Chief scientistMatt Service (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/04/95 cruise report lf04_95.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
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIrish Sea, North Channel, northern coast of Ireland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of deployments = 7
Description: Rosette water sampling for nutrients and chlorophyll
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Sedimant grab sampling, number of hauls not specified
MolluscsDescription: Scallop dredges, number of dredges not noted
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeDescription: Scallop dredges, number of dredges not noted
GrabQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Sedimant grab sampling, number of hauls not specified