Prince Madog 33/85
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Prince Madog (74PD)|
|Cruise period||1985-08-19 — 1985-08-23|
|Port of departure||Port Penrhyn, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct a sedimentological survey of the two site Z dredged spoil dumpsites using grabbing, coring and sidescan sonar. 17 grabs stations were worked. No cores were taken nor sidescan used.
2. To collect samples of benthos from the vicinity of the dumpsites for metals analysis. No benthos samples were collected.
3. To collect samples of water from the vicinity of the dumpsites for chemical analysis (in particular mercury determination). One 13 h anchor station and 21 water quality stations were worked; this aim was thus successfully achieved.
|Chief scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.03 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Trace metals||Quantity: 21|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 17|