RV Lough Foyle LF/32/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/32/96
Cruise period1996-08-05 — 1996-08-14
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate water column structure on the southern Malin shelf and the nature of the Irish salinity front to the NW of Ireland.
2. To investigate the distribution of phytoplankton and zooplankton over the southern Malin shelf and in the western Irish Sea.
3. To service the DANI mooring at station S45.
4. To collect water samples from stations S38, S45 and S50 for measurement of dissolved oxygen and particulate organic carbon in the summer stratified region of the western Irish Sea.
Chief scientistRichard Gowen (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland), William Clarke (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/32/96 cruise report lf32_96.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNW Irish Sea, North Channel and Malin Shelf
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/32/96 cruise track — lf32_96trk.pdf (0.01 MB)