RV Lough Foyle LF/21/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/21/91
Cruise period1991-08-26 — 1991-08-28
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1) CTD profiles were taken and samples stored for nutrient chlorophyll analysis.
2) Primary production incubations perfomed
3) Light profiles were performed
4) Deployment of the video sledge
5) Use of Secchi disc to investigate water turbidity
Chief scientistChris E Gibson (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland), William Clarke (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/21/91 cruise report lf21_91.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificThe Irish Sea and North Channel
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of deployments = 35
Description: CTD proflies. Samples stored for nutrient chlorophyll a analysis
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Light profiles performed
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Primary production incubations performed
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Video sledge