RV Lough Foyle LF/23/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/23/89
Cruise period1989-05-30 — 1989-06-02
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To install and carry out trials of Hydro-Bias water and sampling equipment and associated computer software:
a) conductivity (salinity), temperature depth and dissolved oxygen monitor
b) Rosette water sampler
c) multi-plankton sampler
d) to test the Datasonics transponder/receiver location system in conjunction with this equipment
2. To test the Roxanne sea-bed profiling system over deep water and correct faults noted on previous cruises.
Chief scientistRobert S Rosell (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/23/89 cruise report lf23_89.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: CTD, plankton sampler and profiler trials
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: RoxAnn in operation throughout the cruise.