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RV Lough Foyle LF/31/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/31/93
Cruise period1993-11-23 — 1993-11-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo map temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions in the NW Irish Sea and also to assess an operational protocol for the multi spectral light meter.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/31/93 cruise report lf31_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/31/93 cruise track — lf31_93track.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Entire cruise track surface mapped for temperature, salinity and fluorescence at one mile intervals
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Secchi disk.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Entire cruise track surface mapped for nutrients.
NitrateDescription: Entire cruise track surface mapped for nutrients.
NitriteDescription: Entire cruise track surface mapped for nutrients.
SilicateDescription: Entire cruise track surface mapped for nutrients.
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 6
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Vertical zooplankton hauls.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 3