Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR13/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR13/90
Cruise period1990-12-07 — 1990-12-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect samples of sediment and benthos from various North Sea Task Force Stations.
2. To identify sites for long term monitoring of sediment quality and benthos. No sites suitable for long-term benthic monitoring were identified.
3. To collect samples for the Joint Monitoring Group Baseline sediment survey.
4. To collect samples of sediment and benthos from various aggregate extraction sites off Lowestoft.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR13/90 cruise report co13_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEnglish Channel, Southwest Approaches, Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR13/90 cruise track — trk3624.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 20
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 132
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: underwater TV
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: activity duration in hours = 12