Prince Madog Cruise 36

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierCruise 36
Cruise period1985-09-09 — 1985-09-13
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue 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.

All the aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog Cruise 36 cruise report prince_madog36_85.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: Samples of HF sonar tracked dredge spoil plume
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 10
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 25
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 10