Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/02/2001

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/02/2001
Cruise period2001-01-07 — 2001-01-09
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient monitoring programme at staiton 38A.
2. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distribution over depth at stations 38A and 47.
3. To perform an acoustic benthic survey of outer Belfast Lough.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/02/2001 cruise report lf02_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea, Dundalk Bay and Belfast Lough.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: The rosette water sampler, sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls were deployed. They were then taken close to Drogheda fore shore.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: The rosette water sampler, sediment corer and 3 zooplankton net hauls were deployed. They were then taken close to Drogheda fore shore.
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A RoxAnn acoustice benthic survey was taken at the entrance of Belfast Lough.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 48" N  5° 38' 2" W — The instrument mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor was removed and the information downloaded, the water sampler was replaced with a new unit. Then th mooring was successfully redeployed.