RV Lough Foyle LF/46/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/46/98
Cruise period1998-11-10 — 1998-11-11
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
2. To prvide an assessment of a moored W.S. Ocean automated water sampler.
3. To service moored instrumentation at station 38A.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/46/98 cruise report lf46_98.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Rosette water sampler and zooplankton net were deployed.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)53° 46' 55" N  5° 38' 9" W — The instrument mooring was recovered, but the sub-surface buoy and McLane sampler had been lost due to a severed wire. The instrument leg and ground line were removed and only the buoy and anchor were redeployed.