Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/47/2000

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/47/2000
Cruise period2000-11-19 — 2000-11-20
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 dsitributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/47/2000 cruise report lf47_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: Sampled were taken using the rosette water sampler, the sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: Close to the Drogheda fore shore water samples and zooplankton net hauls were taken. No. of samples not specified.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: Sampled were taken using the rosette water sampler, the sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 56" N  5° 38' 0" W — A mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain was removed and the temperature data downloaded. The water sampler was removed and replaced, then the mooring was redeployed.