RV Lough Foyle LF/07/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/07/91
Cruise period1991-03-11 — 1991-03-15
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To map the surface water nutrient concentrations, temperature and salinity of
the NW Irish Sea.

2. To validate the use of the ship's clean seawater supply as a sample point for
continuous analysis.

3. To make trial measurements of the underwater light with the newly-acquired
quantum meters.
Chief scientistChris E Gibson (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/07/91 cruise report lf7_91.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Continuous recording, with data logged at 5 minute intervals.
CTD stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Geology and geophysics