Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle 4291H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifier4291H
Cruise period1991-03-21 — 1991-03-28
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDeploy and service instruments, and carry out physical, chemical and biological sampling in Loch Linnhe. Loch Linnhe Project- Ref H22PT3
Chief scientistSteven J Hay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLoch Linnhe Project
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle 4291H cruise report lough_foyle3_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Linnhe
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle 4291H cruise track — trk3673.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
CTD stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Current metersDescription: 9 currents meters
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: multi parameter tows of aries
Chemical oceanography 
Total - N
Other chemical oceanographic measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivity
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)
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 — 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 22.2.91-21.3.91
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment traps56° 32' 59" N  5° 30' 0" W — 2 auto sed traps