RV Lough Foyle LF/35/2001

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/35/2001
Cruise period2001-08-26 — 2001-08-29
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient monitoring programme at station 38A.
2. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
3. To assess nutrient, chlorophyll, salinity distributions across the frontal region in the north western Irish Sea.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/35/2001 cruise report lf35_01.pdf (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/35/2001 cruise track — lf35_01track.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Rosette water sampler and zooplankton nets were deployed.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Deployment of the rosette water sampler and zooplankton nets.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 53" N  5° 38' 2" W — A mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain and fluorometer/CTD was removed and the data downloaded. The water sampler was removed an replaced and the buoy was then redeployed.