RV Lough Foyle LF/10/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/10/89
Cruise period1989-03-06 — 1989-03-10
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To install and calibrate USP ROXANN and MICROPLOT on Lough Foyle
2. To investigate towed body movements using pitch and tilt meters.
3. To investigate calibration techniques for hydroacoustics.
4. Trial hydroacoustics in the Irish Sea.
Chief scientistDavid J Agnew (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/10/89 cruise report lf10_89.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: 15-30 minute tows completed using a scallop dredge on sites in and around Red Bay.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 9
Description: Samples taken from various areas using a Day Grab.