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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Prince Madog (74PD) cruise ISIS20 (ISEA8)


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Prince Madog (74PD) cruise ISIS20 (ISEA8)
Short name ISIS20 (ISEA8)
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 1981-06-22
Arrival Port
Arrival Date 1981-06-27
Principal Scientist(s) Carol Turley (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
Unable to lookup cruise bounds at this time
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 16
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: 10
Description: irradiance profiles  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description:  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: 19
Description: beam attenuation  
Biology and fisheries  
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC) Quantity: 25
Description: yellow substances  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: 25
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: chlorophyll fluorescence,19 vertical profiles  
Seston Quantity: 25
Incident radiation Description: surface irradiance  

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
11 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  
70396 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-22 17:30Z 53° 34' N, 5° 2' W Click for more
70403 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-22 23:06Z 53° 54' N, 5° 36' W Click for more
70415 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 01:24Z 53° 52' N, 5° 32' W Click for more
70427 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 04:00Z 53° 48' N, 5° 27' W Click for more
70439 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 08:53Z 53° 48' N, 5° 24' W Click for more
70440 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 11:00Z 53° 45' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
70452 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 14:56Z 53° 43' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
70464 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 17:13Z 53° 41' N, 5° 12' W Click for more
70476 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 19:41Z 53° 39' N, 5° 8' W Click for more
70488 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-23 22:28Z 53° 37' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
70507 CTD/STD cast 1981-06-24 00:30Z 53° 35' N, 5° 1' 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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