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RV Prince Madog PD06/09

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Prince Madog (74P2)
Cruise identifierPD06/09
Cruise period2009-03-03 — 2009-03-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnBirkenhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

A) Recover an ADCP mooring at 53 26.9'N 3 30.2'W (Coastal Observatory station 12).
B) Perform sidescan sonar survey and obtain sediment grab/box cores in Welsh Channel.
C) Perform 18-hour station in Welsh Channel: CTD profiles half-hourly, sediment filtering hourly; INSSEV (in situ settling velocity) deployments.
D) Recover mini-STABLE mooring at 53 22.2'N 3 19.5'W.
E) Perform sidescan sonar survey and obtain sediment grab/box cores in Hilbre Channel.
F) Perform 25-hour station in Hilbre Channel: CTD profiles half-hourly, sediment filtering hourly; INSSEV deployments.
G) Recover STABLE mooring at 53 22.5'N 3 14.2'W.

This is the recovery leg of the first Dee Experiment cruise of 2009.
Chief scientistAndrew Lane (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Prince Madog PD06/09 cruise report pd06_09.pdf — access key 'C' (4.38 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay/Dee Estuary
Track chartsRV Prince Madog PD06/09 cruise track — pd06_09trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: SeaBird CTD
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Suspended sediment settling velocity (near surface)
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Fluorometer on CTD
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Day grab samples
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 3
Description: Box cores
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 4
Description: Sidescan sonar survey
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 70
Description: Suspended sediment settling velocity (near bottom)
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 26' 52" N  3° 30' 12" W — Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor on sea bed frame. Recovery.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — LISST 100X and Settling tube on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — LISST 100X, Marine Electronics 3D ripple profiler and Settling tube on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on toroid buoy. Recovery. SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity plus ADCP on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — ADCP 600 kHz in fixed mount, ADCP 1200 kHz in gimbals mount and 3× Sontek ADVs on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)53° 26' 52" N  3° 30' 12" W — ADCP on sea bed frame, 10-minute averages 35 × 1-m bins from 2.65m above bed. Recovery.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)53° 26' 52" N  3° 30' 12" W — Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor on sea bed frame. Recovery.
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus temperature & conductivity on spar buoy and SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on toroid buoy. Recovery. SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity plus ADCP on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — POL ABS1, AML logger and 3× AML microCT sensors on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — 3× D&A OBSs and 3× Transonics ABS transducers on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — 3× Transonics ABS transducers, POL ABS3 and 3× Sontek ADVs on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Contamination 
Suspended matter53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — LISST 100X and Settling tube on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Suspended matter53° 22' 31" N  3° 14' 13" W — LISST 100X, Marine Electronics 3D ripple profiler and Settling tube on STABLE frame. Recovery.
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurements53° 22' 15" N  3° 19' 33" W — Marine Electronics 2D ripple profiler on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
89  CTD/STD cast
Raw 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
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Raw 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
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9311132009-03-03 12:31 53° 22' 9" N  3° 19' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931113
9311252009-03-03 13:01 53° 22' 9" N  3° 19' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931125
9311372009-03-03 13:32 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931137
9311492009-03-03 14:02 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931149
9311502009-03-03 14:30 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931150
9311622009-03-03 15:01 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931162
9311742009-03-03 15:31 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931174
9311862009-03-03 16:00 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931186
9311982009-03-03 16:31 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931198
9312052009-03-03 17:07 53° 22' 12" N  3° 20' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931205
9312172009-03-03 17:32 53° 22' 12" N  3° 20' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931217
9312292009-03-03 18:04 53° 22' 13" N  3° 20' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931229
9312302009-03-03 18:34 53° 22' 13" N  3° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931230
9312422009-03-03 19:03 53° 22' 14" N  3° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931242
9312542009-03-03 19:34 53° 22' 13" N  3° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931254
9312662009-03-03 20:03 53° 22' 13" N  3° 19' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931266
9312782009-03-03 20:34 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931278
9312912009-03-03 21:02 53° 22' 12" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931291
9313092009-03-03 21:32 53° 22' 13" N  3° 19' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931309
9313102009-03-03 22:02 53° 22' 12" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931310
9313222009-03-03 22:34 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931322
9313342009-03-03 23:02 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931334
9313462009-03-03 23:32 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931346
9313582009-03-04 00:00 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931358
9313712009-03-04 00:31 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931371
9313832009-03-04 00:59 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931383
9313952009-03-04 01:31 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931395
9314022009-03-04 02:01 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931402
9314142009-03-04 02:31 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931414
9314262009-03-04 03:01 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931426
9314382009-03-04 03:30 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931438
9314512009-03-04 04:01 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931451
9314632009-03-04 04:31 53° 22' 10" N  3° 19' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931463
9314752009-03-04 05:00 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931475
9314872009-03-04 05:31 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931487
9314992009-03-04 06:02 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931499
9315062009-03-04 06:33 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931506
9315182009-03-04 07:03 53° 22' 11" N  3° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931518
9315312009-03-04 13:02 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931531
9315432009-03-04 13:33 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931543
9315552009-03-04 14:01 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931555
9315672009-03-04 14:31 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931567
9315792009-03-04 15:02 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931579
9315802009-03-04 15:30 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931580
9315922009-03-04 16:02 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931592
9316112009-03-04 16:31 53° 22' 22" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931611
9316232009-03-04 17:00 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931623
9316352009-03-04 17:31 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931635
9316472009-03-04 18:02 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931647
9316592009-03-04 18:31 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931659
9316602009-03-04 19:02 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931660
9316722009-03-04 19:32 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931672
9316842009-03-04 20:02 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931684
9316962009-03-04 20:32 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931696
9317032009-03-04 21:01 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931703
9317152009-03-04 21:32 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931715
9317272009-03-04 22:02 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931727
9317392009-03-04 22:31 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931739
9317402009-03-04 23:02 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931740
9317522009-03-04 23:32 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931752
9317642009-03-05 00:00 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931764
9317762009-03-05 00:31 53° 22' 22" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931776
9317882009-03-05 01:00 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931788
9318072009-03-05 01:30 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931807
9318192009-03-05 02:08 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931819
9318202009-03-05 02:32 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931820
9318322009-03-05 03:01 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931832
9318442009-03-05 03:31 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931844
9318562009-03-05 04:00 53° 22' 20" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931856
9318682009-03-05 04:30 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931868
9318812009-03-05 05:01 53° 22' 22" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931881
9318932009-03-05 05:30 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931893
9319002009-03-05 06:02 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931900
9319122009-03-05 06:32 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931912
9319242009-03-05 07:02 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931924
9319362009-03-05 07:31 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931936
9319482009-03-05 08:03 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931948
9319612009-03-05 08:32 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931961
9319732009-03-05 09:02 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931973
9319852009-03-05 09:32 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931985
9319972009-03-05 10:02 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 931997
9320002009-03-05 10:32 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932000
9320122009-03-05 11:01 53° 22' 24" N  3° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932012
9320242009-03-05 11:31 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932024
9320362009-03-05 11:59 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932036
9320482009-03-05 12:32 53° 22' 23" N  3° 14' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932048
9320612009-03-05 13:00 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932061
9320732009-03-05 13:30 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932073
9320852009-03-05 13:59 53° 22' 21" N  3° 14' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 932085
Discrete samples 
90  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
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Raw oxygen sensor output
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Raw light meter output
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column