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RV Corystes COR10B/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10B/91
Cruise period1991-10-15 — 1991-10-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect sediment samples for biological effects monitoring studies and analytical chemistry at stations established by the North Sea Task Force and National Monitoring programmes.
2. To collect samples of demersal fish in support of NSTF, NMP and Environmental Quality Objective programmes.
3. To collect water column samples for PAH analysis along a transect across the Dover Straits as part of the FLUXMANCHE programme.
4. To collect water samples for TBT analysis as part of the joint MAFF/DOE programme on organotin.
5. To collect dab for EROD determinations, measurements of PAH metabolites in bile and preserve samples of livers for disease determinations.
6. To carry out an anchor dredge survey of the outer Thames.
Chief scientistMichael Joseph Waldock (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
ProjectNSTF
Coordinating bodyFLUXMANCHE
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10B/91 cruise report co10b_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel and Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR10B/91 cruise track — trk3718.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 27
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 27
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 27
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: reported bottle stations, data unlikely to come
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: samples taken for contaminant studies
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 56