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RV Corystes COR10A/92

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10A/92
Cruise period1992-08-21 — 1992-08-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey sites along the north Wales coast which look promising for long-term monitoring and research on the impact of fishing on the sea bed.
2. To test a variety of fishing, grabbing and acoustic gears and methods, including side scan sonar and ROXANNE, which might be used during the long-term programme.
Chief scientistB E Spencer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Conwy Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10A/92 cruise report co10a_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR10A/92 cruise track — trk3813.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: beam trawl
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 25
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in hours = 24
Description: still cameras deployed in an attempt to obtain pictures of seabed predators.
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of image series = 1
Description: video film of sea bed surveying the benthic communities before and after the beam trawl.