Cruise inventory

Prince Madog 37/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier37/86
Cruise period1986-09-15 — 1986-09-19
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the Liverpool Bay sewage sludge dumpsite using grabbing and coring.

2. To collect samples of benthos for chemical analysis at MBA.

3. To collect sediment and water/suspended solids for 234Th analysis as part of a study of scavenging and sediment disturbance in the Burbo Bight.

All the aims were successfully achieved. In addition, grab surveys of the Burbo Bight and Old Site Z were carried out.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 37/86 cruise report prince_madog37_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsPrince Madog 37/86 cruise track — trk3265.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 4
Suspended matterQuantity: 4
Description: for 234Th.
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 4
Description: water and sediment for 234Th.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 59
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1