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RV Corystes COR12/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR12/92
Cruise period1992-10-20 — 1992-11-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To track plaice fitted with transponding acoustic tags and simulataneously measure the speed and direction of the tidal stream with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP).
2. To compare measurements made by the ADCP with measurements made by recording current meters and DRCM's.
3. To test and use pressure sensitive telemetry tags as part of the Data Storage Tag development programme.
4. To collect live plaice for the Data Storage Tag development programme.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR12/92 cruise report co12_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOff East Anglian coast.
Track chartsRV Corystes COR12/92 cruise track — trk3816.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: continuous T & S
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: surface S only
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: ADCP
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: large live plaice were returned to the laboratory.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 5
Description: release of acoustically tagged fish
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters52° 1' 0" N  1° 52' 0" E — 2 current meters deployed & recovered
Current meters52° 22' 0" N  2° 1' 0" E — 2 current meters deployed & recovered