Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/11/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/11/95
Cruise period1995-06-12 — 1995-06-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions in the north westrn Irish Sea.
To recover, service and redeploy instrumentation moored in the central Irish Sea.
To asses water current movement with depth, over selected areas of the cruise track, using the ship's acoustic doppler current profiling system.
To recover MAFF moorings and instrumentation from two sites in the North Channel.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/11/95 cruise report lf11_95i.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth western and central Irish Sea, and North Channel.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Water samples and a CTD depth profile aquired. Number of samples taken not noted.
CTD stationsDescription: Water samples and a CTD depth profile aquired. Number of samples taken not noted.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 51' 10" N  5° 33' 35" W — Recovery of mooring, sediment traps, current meters and a transmissometer.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 51' 9" N  5° 34' 11" W — Mooring was assembled and redeployed
Current meters53° 51' 9" N  5° 34' 11" W — Mooring was assembled and redeployed
Current meters53° 51' 10" N  5° 33' 35" W — Recovery of mooring, sediment traps, current meters and a transmissometer.
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps53° 51' 9" N  5° 34' 11" W — Mooring was assembled and redeployed
Sediment traps53° 51' 10" N  5° 33' 35" W — Recovery of mooring, sediment traps, current meters and a transmissometer.