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Prince Madog ISIS45

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierISIS45
Cruise period1986-03-17 — 1986-03-19
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSurvey 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.
Chief scientistJuan Brown (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
ProjectInterdisciplinary Study of the Irish Sea
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: surface only 11 S surface
Subsurface temperature measurementsQuantity: 2
Description: 60 thermistor profiles at 2 stations
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 2
Description: 60 profiles at 2 stations
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: 10
Description: irradiance meter
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 2
Description: 14 profiles at 2 stations
SestonQuantity: 2
Description: 14 profiles at 2 stations
Incident radiation