Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR3A/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3A/89
Cruise period1989-02-21 — 1989-03-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnWorkington, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out propulsion trials.
2. To collect surface seawater samples at all stations on the proposed track and at selected stations to collect midwater and/or near bottom seawater samples for radiocaesium analysis.
3. To collect surface seawater at selected stations in the vicinity of UKAEA Winfrith to determine cobalt speciation and suspended particle load.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3A/89 cruise report co3a_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel, Irish Sea and West of Scotland
Track chartsRV Corystes COR3A/89 cruise track — trk3511a.html RV Corystes COR3A/89 cruise track — trk3511b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 112
Description: with salinity at surface and bottom
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 106
Contamination 
Suspended matter