RV Lough Foyle LF/32/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/32/99
Cruise period1999-08-09 — 1999-08-10
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess zooplankton populations at stations 38A and 47.
2. To assess salinity, temperature and nutrient distributions throughout the depth profile at stations 38A and 47.
3. To service moored water samplers at station 38A.
4. To undertake a series of CTD profiles over tidal cycles at station 47 mooring site.
5. To recover moored instrumentation from station 47.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/32/99 cruise report lf32_99.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Zooplankton net deployed and recovered
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)56° 46' 53" N  5° 37' 59" W — Re-deployment of the instrumentation mooring after inspection for corrosion and service to the water samplers