Prince Madog ISIS29 (UCES22/G)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierISIS29 (UCES22/G)
Cruise period1981-10-13 — 1981-10-14
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 scientistToby J Sherwin (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)
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: beam attenuation
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 127 days,2 c.m.on one mooring recovered(deployed 9. june 1981)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 10
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll fluorescence
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 10
Description: yellow substances
SestonQuantity: 10
Incident radiation
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: data buoy recovered,deployed 9 June 1981