RV Lough Foyle LF/31/98
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1998-07-27 — 1998-07-31|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Evaluation of u-tow Phytoplankton sampler.
1. To perform trials and sea acceptance test with new u-tow designed to sample microplankton.
2. To develop parameterisation necessary to write conditional sampling software.
3. To collect zooplankton samples using the plankton sampling mechanism in the u-tow and vertical bongo net hauls.
|Chief scientist||S Ivan Heaney (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.46 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of observations = 3|
Description: Testing the UTOW, having to sclean sections due to sediment blocking various parts of the machine. Various CTD profiles were also made.
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|CTD stations||53° 42' 41" N 5° 5' 21" W — CTD profiles and BONGO net hauls made.|
|CTD stations||53° 46' 59" N 5° 37' 59" W — CTD profiles and BONGO net hauls made.|
|CTD stations||53° 27' 57" N 3° 24' 56" W — CTD profiles and BONGO net hauls made.|
|CTD stations||53° 35' 35" N 4° 16' 56" W — CTD profiles and BONGO net hauls made.|