RV Lough Foyle LF/08/2000 (2)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise identifier||LF/08/2000 (2)|
|Cruise period||2000-02-21 — 2000-02-22|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||National Marine Monitoring Plan Cruise 2000
1. To undertake annual benthic sampling for macrofauna and sediment chemistry at NI Offshore NMMP Stations.
2. Collect specimens of Plaice from the North Coast for heavy metal and trace organic analysis.
3. To collect water samples and salinity profiles at the same stations.
|Chief scientist||Matt Service (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North Coast of Northern Ireland, North Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
Description: Rosette sampler was used on both days of the cruise.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 4|
Description: At AESD extra grab samples were made, along with stations NMP4, 3 and 5.
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
Description: A day grab was initiated each day.