Cruise inventory

Prince Madog 33/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier33/85
Cruise period1985-08-19 — 1985-08-23
Port of departurePort Penrhyn, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a sedimentological survey of the two site Z dredged spoil dumpsites using grabbing, coring and sidescan sonar. 17 grabs stations were worked. No cores were taken nor sidescan used.

2. To collect samples of benthos from the vicinity of the dumpsites for metals analysis. No benthos samples were collected.

3. To collect samples of water from the vicinity of the dumpsites for chemical analysis (in particular mercury determination). One 13 h anchor station and 21 water quality stations were worked; this aim was thus successfully achieved.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 33/85 cruise report prince_madog33_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsPrince Madog 33/85 cruise track — trk3144.html
Trace metalsQuantity: 21
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 17