RV Lough Foyle LF/10/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/10/99
Cruise period1999-03-07 — 1999-03-08
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 deploy an automated water sampler at the mooring station 38A.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/10/99 cruise report lf10_99.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea, Dundalk Bay.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Rosette water sampler and zooplankton net were deployed. The ship sailed to Dundalk Bay where they were then hauled.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 39" N  5° 38' 12" W — McLane water sampler was prepared and deployed successfully.