RV Lough Foyle LF/03/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/03/94
Cruise period1994-01-31 — 1994-02-01
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo determine the depth profile of temperature and salinity at 16 sampling stations using the CTD and rosette bottle array.
To collect water samples from various depths at each station for determination of key compounds using the TRAACS analyser.
To measure chlorophyll concentration and collect samples of suspended particulates from the depth series at each station.
To collect craib core samples from stations 47 and 38 for the determination of benthic chlorophyll concentration and abundance of foraminifera.
To collect day grab samples of the soft mud at station 38 for faunistic and granulometric analyses.
Chief scientistRobin Hensley (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/03/94 cruise report lf03_94.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Geology and geophysics