Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2/88
Cruise period1988-05-13 — 1988-05-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological, microbiological and chemical analysis, at the Tyne sewage sludge dumping site.
2. To collect Modiolus and other epifauna off the Humber for biological and chemical analysis.
3. To collect core samples from widely spaced stations for an assessment of regional geochemistry.
4. To collect samples around various fly ash and colliery waste dumpsites to assess waste dispersion.
5. To survey the Tees Bay dredged material dumpsites.
6. To collect samples of plankton for a study of Nephrops larvae (J Nichols).

All the aims were successfully achieved.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2/88 cruise report co2_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: FAUNA
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 276
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 2
Bottom photographyDescription: motion picture using underwater tv sledge,