Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle 2291H_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifier2291H_1
Cruise period1991-01-16 — 1991-01-25
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo deploy instruments on moorings and carry out physical, chemical and biological sampling. Loch Linnhe Project - Ref H22PT1
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLoch Linnhe Project
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle 2291H_1 cruise report lough_foyle1_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Linnhe
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle 2291H_1 cruise track — trk3671.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Multi parameter aries tows
CTD stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: multi parameter aries tows
Chemical oceanography 
Total - P
Total - N
Other chemical oceanographic measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivity
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.
Other biological/fisheries measurement
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottom
Multi-beam echosounding
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature measurements56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 60m
Transparency (eg transmissometer)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 transmissometers
Optics (eg underwater light levels)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 fluorimeters
Current meters56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — Loch Linnhe 9 cm
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 3 wlr
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurements56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 5 nutrient analysers & NGT 16.1.91-22.2.91
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 auto sed traps