Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR6/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR6/92
Cruise period1992-05-08 — 1992-05-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a survey of an experimentally-dredged site off Norfolk, using grab, dredge, underwater camera, side- and sector-scan sonar.
2. To photograph and sample the dredged area using divers.
3. To conduct a survey at a nearby site used for disposal of gravel-dredgings, using grab, dredge and side-scan sonar.
4. To sample horse-mussels from the Humber/Wash area for biological and chemical analysis.
5. To sample the sediments and benthos at the Tyne sewage-sludge and dredged-material disposal sites using grab, trawl and core.
6. To sample a grid of 23 stations off the north-east coast for the JMG sediment survey.
7. To sample the sediments and benthos at NSTF sites, using grab, core and trawl.
8. To conduct a survey of sediments at the Barrow Deep sewage-sludge disposal site.
9. To sample the sediments and benthos at the Hastings aggregate extration site using grab, dredge, underwater camera and side-scan sonar.
10. To sample the sediments and benthos of gravel deposits off the Isle of Wight, using an Anchor dredge and side-scan sonar.
All the aims were successfully achieved.
Chief scientistHubert Llewelyn Rees (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR6/92 cruise report co6_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificNorth Sea/English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR6/92 cruise track — trk3727.html RV Corystes COR6/92 cruise track — trk3727b.html RV Corystes COR6/92 cruise track — trk3727c.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: underwater TV
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 26
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 262
Description: Hamon and Day grabs.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 4