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RV Prince Madog PD07/04

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Prince Madog (74P2)
Cruise identifierPD07/04
Cruise period2004-03-02 — 2004-03-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To deploy instrumentation to measure Reynolds stress, other turbulance parameters, suspended particle matter and waves.
2. To conduct CTD measurements.
3. To recover a waverider buoy and a micro-lander at position 52° 32.0'N, 3° 21.8'W
Chief scientistAlejandro J Souza (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
ProjectDee Experiment
Coordinating bodyPOL
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay and Dee Estuary
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 79
Description: Sea-Bird Electronics 911 plus system
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: Shipek grabs
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 22' 5" N  3° 19' 41" W — A sea bed frame fitted with a 1.2 MHz ADCP, 2 Sontek ADV's and a LISST-100. Deployed 02/03/02004.
Current meters53° 22' 5" N  3° 19' 41" W — A sea bed frame fitted with a 1.2 MHz ADCP, 2 Sontek ADV's and a LISST-100. Deployed 02/03/02004.
Current meters53° 23' 30" N  3° 14' 24" W — A POL Monitoring platform with a 1.2 MHz ADCP and a S4 current meter. Deployed 03/03/2004.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 23' 30" N  3° 14' 24" W — A POL Monitoring platform with a 1.2 MHz ADCP and a S4 current meter. Deployed 03/03/2004.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 22' 5" N  3° 19' 41" W — A sea bed frame fitted with a 1.2 MHz ADCP, 2 Sontek ADV's and a LISST-100. Deployed 02/03/02004.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 27' 0" N  3° 30' 11" W — A sea bed frame fitted with a 600KHz ADCP. Deployed 02/03/2004.
Instrumented wave measurements53° 31' 59" N  3° 21' 47" W — Recovered a waverider on 02/03/2004.
Instrumented wave measurements53° 23' 30" N  3° 14' 24" W — Directional wave buoy. Deployed 03/03/2004
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 23' 30" N  3° 14' 30" W — STABLE. Deployed 03/03/2004.
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
79  CTD frame plus rosette samplerRaw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Raw light meter output
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column