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RV Lough Foyle LF/43/99

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/43/99
Cruise period1999-10-24 — 1999-10-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To assess zooplankton populations at stations 38A and 47A.
2. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distribution over depth at stations 38A and 47A.
3. To service moorings and instrumentation where appropriate at stations 38A and 47A.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/43/99 cruise report lf43_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: A CTD profile, water samples and zooplankton net hauls were taken.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: A CTD profile, water samples and zooplankton net hauls were taken.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 59" N  5° 38' 6" W — The guard buoy and anchor were recovered, serviced and redeployed.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)53° 46' 45" N  5° 38' 4" W — Mooring guard buoy was recovered, inspected, repaired and redeployed.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)53° 46' 45" N  5° 38' 4" W — The instrumentation mooring was recovered, serviced, reprogrammed and then redeployed.