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Prince Madog 28/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier28/91
Cruise period1991-09-25 — 1991-09-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPart B of the September 1991 cruise

1) To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the sediments and benthos of the Liverpool Bay sewage disposal site using a Day grab
2) To conduct a survey of sediment around the dredged material disposal site Z for benthic macro- and meio- fauna and for various contaminants, using a Day grab, Tennant and Craib cores, and 2 m beam trawl
3) To deploy the MAFF underwater sledge (TV) at a sewage sludge and dredged material disposal sites in Liverpool Bay
Chief scientistHubert Llewelyn Rees (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 28/91 cruise report prince_madog_sept91.pdf — access key 'C' (1.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Measurements 
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: 9 stations for meiofauna samples using a Craib corer and 9 stations for macrofauna and of sediments for particle size and trace contaminants
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: anchor dredge samples
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: 9 stations for meiofauna samples using a Craib corer and 9 stations for macrofauna and of sediments for particle size and trace contaminants
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: 9 stations for meiofauna samples using a Craib corer and 9 stations for macrofauna and of sediments for particle size and trace contaminants