Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2a/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2a/89
Cruise period1989-01-31 — 1989-02-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out hydrodynamic measurements on the improved MkII MAFF 53cm plankton sampler.
2. To carry out line tension measuremnts by deploying various items of towed gear using the new line tension block.
3. To develop, use and evaluate Scanmar equipment.
4. To carry out measurements on the MAFF multi-net sampler, subject to previous satisfactory tank trials.
5. To carry out a sector scanner survey of Hastings area aggregate extraction site.
Late additional aims:
6. To deploy a current meter rig off Orfordness.
7. To carry out a herring larvae survey using the MAFF MkII 53cm plankton sampler.
8. To recover current meter rigs for IOS Proudman Laboratory.
Chief scientistEdward G Shreeve (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2a/89 cruise report co2a_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificS. North Sea/ English Channel
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: MAFF MkII 53 cm plankton sampler.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: MAFF MkII 53 cm plankton sampler.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: Underwater TV sledge.