Prince Madog 1/85
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Prince Madog (74PD)|
|Cruise period||1985-04-10 — 1985-04-19|
|Port of departure||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect and process for radiocaesium analysis, surface and near bottom seawater from a grid of stations in the Irish Sea.
2. To determine the suspended load content of seawater at selected stations.
3. To search for the missing Sellafield current meter.
4. To service the existing Sellafield current meter.
Aims 1 and 2 were completed with the exception of the inshore station off Blackpool. Aim 3 was not attempted because of a shortage of time. Aim 4 was successfully completed.
|Chief scientist||A K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 55|
Description: S only 46 bottom
|Geochemical tracers (eg freons)||Quantity: number of samples = 101|
Description: 137Cs(surface)55 137Cs(near bottom)46
|Suspended matter||Quantity: 92|