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RV Lough Foyle LF/17/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/17/90
Cruise period1990-11-27 — 1990-11-29
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo compare the clean sea water supply in the laboratory with the 5m depth water over the side; to map the nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
Chief scientistChris E Gibson (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/17/90 cruise report lf17_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorthern Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/17/90 cruise track — lf17_90track.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: Secchi disk readings taken at each station during first day.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Survey mapping nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
NitrateDescription: Survey mapping nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
NitriteDescription: Survey mapping nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
AmmoniaDescription: Survey mapping nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
SilicateDescription: Survey mapping nutrient distribution of the NW Irish Sea.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Continuous measurement.
Phytoplankton
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 2