Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/36/2000

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/36/2000
Cruise period2000-09-03 — 2000-09-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient monitoring programme at station 38A.
2. 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/36/2000 cruise report lf36_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea and Dundalk Bay
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Samples using the rosette water sampler, sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls were taken.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: At Dundalk Bay water samples were taken and zooplankton net haul.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Samples using the rosette water sampler, sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls were taken.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 55" N  5° 38' 1" W — A mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain was removed and the data downloaded, a new water sampler was attatched and the mooring was then redeployed.