RV Lough Foyle LF/04/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/04/92
Cruise period1992-02-24 — 1992-02-28
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To take Day-grab samples from positions marked for faunal analysis.

2. To sample sediments from each station for particle size analysis to ascertain
animal/substrate relationships.

3. To take sediment samples for pesticide residue and heavy metal analysis.
Chief scientistRobin Hensley (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/04/92 cruise report lf04_92.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificThe Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/04/92 cruise track — lf04_92track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of stations = 60
Description: Depth and descriptions of the sediment taken from the grabs were taken at all locations. The volume of each sample taken was also measured.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 60
Description: 3 samples were taken from each station, two to be used in faunal analysis and the third was subsampled for particulate size assessment and chemical analysis