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RV Lough Foyle LF/44/2001

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/44/2001
Cruise period2001-10-28 — 2001-11-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient monitoring programme at station 38A.
2. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A, 47 and across the frontal region of the Irish Sea.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/44/2001 cruise report lf44_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/44/2001 cruise track — lf44_01track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: The deployment of the rosette water sampler and zooplankton net at stations F3, F5, F1, F4 and F2.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: The deployment of the rosette water sampler and zooplankton net at stations F3, F5, F1, F4 and F2.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations53° 46' 56" N  5° 38' 1" W — The mooring was recovered and serviced. The thermistor chain and water samplers were removed and the data was downloaded. The water sampler was then changed and the componentes reattached to the mooring which was then redeployed.