Prince Madog WIS13/72

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierWIS13/72
Cruise period1972-06-26 — 1972-06-30
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: with thermograph T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: bathysonde
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 15
Description: optical msmnts.with beam transmittance meter
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: 2 parachute drogues
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 18
NitrateQuantity: 18
AlkalinityQuantity: 19
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 20
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 5
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell