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RV Lough Foyle LF/29/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/29/99
Cruise period1999-07-19 — 1999-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To deploy an additional instrumented mooring close to coastal station 47.
2. To acquire CTD, light and fluorescence data for calibration of moored instrumentation.
3. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/29/99 cruise report lf29_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: activity duration in hours = 10
Description: CTD/light/fluorescence profiles were taken hourly for 10 hours.
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: activity duration in hours = 10
Description: CTD/light/fluorescence profiles were taken hourly for 10 hours.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in hours = 10
Description: CTD/light/fluorescence profiles were taken hourly for 10 hours.
ZooplanktonDescription: A rosette water sampler, sediment corer and zooplankton net were all deployed, then later hauled at cosatl mooring site 47A.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations53° 43' 30" N  6° 5' 7" W — CTD/ fluorimeter/ light sensor instrumentation package was deployed.
Optics (eg underwater light levels)53° 43' 30" N  6° 5' 7" W — CTD/ fluorimeter/ light sensor instrumentation package was deployed.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)53° 43' 30" N  6° 5' 7" W — CTD/ fluorimeter/ light sensor instrumentation package was deployed.