RV Prince Madog PD36/03

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Prince Madog (74P2)
Cruise identifierPD36/03
Cruise period2003-09-04 — 2003-09-08
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Collect samples for macrofauna and contaminant analysis from a historic sewage sludge site.
2. Collect sediment samples for macrofauna, meiofauna, PSA and contaminants from Site Z dredged material disposal site and reference sites.
3. Conduct camera sledge tows through Site Z as part of a habitat mapping approach.
4. Collect samples for macrofauna, meiofauna, PSA and contaminants from a grid at Site Y dredge disposal ground and collect sediment samples from a transect of the area.
5. Conduct a grab survey for fauna and contaminants and a trawling survey at Mostyn Deep.
Chief scientistR Kilbride (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Prince Madog PD36/03 cruise programme pd36_03.pdf  (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay