RV Lough Foyle LF/30/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/30/96
Cruise period1996-03-27 — 1996-03-29
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test the undulating plankton sampler being developed by Valeport Ltd.
2. To determine chlorophyll a in the Irish Sea using hot methanol and cold acetone extractory procedures
Chief scientistS Ivan Heaney (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/30/96 cruise report lf30_96.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel, Irish Sea.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: Several UTOW trials occured throughout the cruise