Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/14/2000

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/14/2000
Cruise period2000-04-05 — 2000-04-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To recommence nutrient monitoring at station 38A.
2. To assess the basic nutritional quality of phytoplankton during the period of the spring bloom.
3. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/14/2000 cruise report lf14_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: Following the deployment of the rosette water sampler, zooplankton net and sediment corer, the ship sailed to Dundalk Bay.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: Following the deployment of the rosette water sampler, zooplankton net and sediment corer, the ship sailed to Dundalk Bay.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurement53° 46' 55" N  5° 38' 3" W — A nutrient sampler and biological sampler were attatched to the mooring, as well as a chain of thermistors before it was successfully deployed.