Cruise inventory

Prince Madog 27/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier27/85
Cruise period1985-06-24 — 1985-06-28
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect samples of water and sediment from the licenced exploration area at the mouth of the Solway Firth for hydrocarbon analysis. Accomplished

2. To collect samples of water, sediment and suspended particulate matter for hydrocarbon analysis from the vicinity of the Morecambe Bay gas field, currently under development. 20 out of 24 stations completed.

3. To collect duplicate samples of sediment collected for aim 1 above for the DAFS Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen. Accomplished

4. To collect duplicate samples of sediments collected for aim 2 above for the sedimentology group, Burnham. 20 out of 24 stations completed.
Chief scientistRobin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 27/85 cruise report prince_madog27_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsPrince Madog 27/85 cruise track — trk3143.html
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: 52
Bottom depositsQuantity: 52