RV Lough Foyle LF/04/92
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1992-02-24 — 1992-02-28|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To take Day-grab samples from positions marked for faunal analysis.
2. To sample sediments from each station for particle size analysis to ascertain
3. To take sediment samples for pesticide residue and heavy metal analysis.
|Chief scientist||Robin Hensley (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||The Irish Sea and North Channel|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: 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|
|Grab||Quantity: 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