RV Corystes COR12/91
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1991-12-05 — 1991-12-19|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an environmental survey of the Barrow-in-Furness dredged material disposal site. Samples will be collected for physical, chemical and infaunal analysis.
2. To collect core and grab samples for the JMG survey of sediments in UK coastal waters.
3. To collect sediment samples from various sewage sludge disposal sites.
4. To sample the benthic fauna at the Isle of Wight aggregate extraction area.
5. To collect samples of benthos at the proposed aggregate extraction area off Cromer, as a baseline for the MAFF/CEC recolonisation experiment. Aim not attempted, rescheduled for CIROLANA 1/92.
All other aims were successfully completed.
|Chief scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||North Sea, English Channel and Irish Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 175|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 13|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of surveys = 4|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Quantity: number of deployments = 4|
Description: underwater tv