Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/49/2001

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/49/2001
Cruise period2001-12-05 — 2001-12-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient and remote 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/49/2001 cruise report lf49_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Water sampler and zooplankton nets were deployed of the Drogheda fore shore.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations53° 46' 55" N  5° 38' 3" W — A mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain was removed and the data downloaded. The water samplers were removed and replaced. The CTD and fluorometer were also removed to be reprogrammed. The mooring was then reassembled and redeployed.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)53° 46' 55" N  5° 38' 3" W — A mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain was removed and the data downloaded. The water samplers were removed and replaced. The CTD and fluorometer were also removed to be reprogrammed. The mooring was then reassembled and redeployed.