RV Lough Foyle LF/10/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1989-03-06 — 1989-03-10|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||David J Agnew (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 12|
Description: 15-30 minute tows completed using a scallop dredge on sites in and around Red Bay.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 9|
Description: Samples taken from various areas using a Day Grab.