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Prince Madog Cruise 40_87

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierCruise 40_87
Cruise period1987-07-20 — 1987-07-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo collect samples of water and surface sediment from the vicinity of the Morecambe Bay gas field, to be analysed for hydrocarbons and trace metals. This is part of the continuing study of the development of the gas field.
Chief scientistRobin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog Cruise 40_87 cruise report prince_madog40_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEastern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: At anchor repeatedly sampled, with water and surface sediment analysed for trace metals.
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: At anchor repeatedly sampled with water and surface sediment analysed for hydrocarbons.