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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Prince Madog (74PD) cruise ISIS17


This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Prince Madog (74PD) cruise ISIS17
Short name ISIS17
Objectives and Narrative Survey cruise contributing to research directed toward an understanding of how the physics of the Irish Sea and surrounding regions (Celtic Sea, St, George's Channel, North Channel and Clyde Sea) determined biogeochemical processes and sediment transport.
Ship Prince Madog
Departure Port
Departure Date 1981-05-06
Arrival Port
Arrival Date 1981-05-10
Principal Scientist(s) Miguel Fernando Lavín Peregrina (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Responsible Organisation University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences
Associated Project(s) Interdisciplinary Study of the Irish Sea
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;133/181;134/181;235
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon 53N,6W; 54N,6W; 54N,3W; 53N,3W; 53N,6W
Southern Limit 53N
Northern Limit 54N
Western Limit 6W
Eastern Limit 3W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 6
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: 7
Description: irradiance  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description:  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: 2
Description: beam attenuation  
Biology and fisheries  
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC) Quantity: 25
Description: yellow substances  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: 15
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: 36
Description: chlorophyll fluorescence,2 vertical profiles  
Seston Quantity: 25
Incident radiation Description:  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
6 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
69740 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-06 14:55Z 53° 36' N, 5° 3' W Click for more
69752 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-06 16:08Z 53° 38' N, 5° 7' W Click for more
69764 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-06 17:15Z 53° 40' N, 5° 12' W Click for more
69776 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-06 18:15Z 53° 43' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
69788 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-06 19:30Z 53° 46' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
69807 CTD/STD cast 1981-05-07 07:50Z 53° 51' N, 5° 31' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database


Track Charts

No track charts currently available


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