Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/19/2001

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/19/2001
Cruise period2001-05-07 — 2001-05-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To service the DARD mooring.
2. To collect zooplankton and phytoplankton samples at the two DARD stations.
3. To map the surface distribution of near surface variables in the vicinity of the western Irish Sea front.
4. To work a CTD section and collect zooplankton samples across the western Irish Sea front.
Chief scientistRichard Gowen (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/19/2001 cruise report lf19_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Underway sampling was conducted on the lower part of the grid.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: The ship worked a transect of 5 stations across the western Irish Sea front.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: The DARD mooring was recovered, serviced and redeployed.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: The ship worked a transect of 5 stations across the western Irish Sea front.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: At the DARD inshore station, CTD, water and zooplankton samples were taken. No. of samples not specified.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: At the DARD offshore mooring site a CTD profile was collected, along with the collection of water and zooplankton samples. No. of samples not specified.
Subsurface temperature measurementsQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: The DARD mooring was recovered, serviced and redeployed.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Underway sampling was conducted on the lower part of the grid.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: At the DARD inshore station, CTD, water and zooplankton samples were taken. No. of samples not specified.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: At the DARD offshore mooring site a CTD profile was collected, along with the collection of water and zooplankton samples. No. of samples not specified.