RV Prince Madog PD36/03
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Prince Madog (74P2)|
|Cruise period||2003-09-04 — 2003-09-08|
|Port of departure||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Collect samples for macrofauna and contaminant analysis from a historic sewage sludge site.
2. Collect sediment samples for macrofauna, meiofauna, PSA and contaminants from Site Z dredged material disposal site and reference sites.
3. Conduct camera sledge tows through Site Z as part of a habitat mapping approach.
4. Collect samples for macrofauna, meiofauna, PSA and contaminants from a grid at Site Y dredge disposal ground and collect sediment samples from a transect of the area.
5. Conduct a grab survey for fauna and contaminants and a trawling survey at Mostyn Deep.
|Chief scientist||R Kilbride (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Burnham Laboratory)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|