Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR14/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR14/92
Cruise period1992-12-10 — 1992-12-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To conduct a post-dredging survey at an experimental site off Norfolk, using Hamon grab, scallop dredge, side-scan sonar and underwater camera sledge.
2. To sample the sediments and benthos at NSTF sites in the south-eastern North Sea, along with sediments in the Elbe, by grab, core and trawl.
3. To sample the sediments and benthos at NMP/NSTF sites in the English Channel using grab and trawl.
4. To conduct surveys of sediments and litter at the Isle of Wight, Exeter and Plymouth sewage-sludge disposal sites using grab and beam trawl.
Additional aims:
5. To collect meiofauna samples from gravel substrates off Norfolk.
6. To collect flatfish from the German Bight for contaminant analyses.
7. To test and 'ground-truth' the Roxann sediment discrimination system.
Chief scientistHubert Llewelyn Rees (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
ProjectNSTF
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR14/92 cruise report co14_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel.
Track chartsRV Corystes COR14/92 cruise track — trk3818.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 13
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 124
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 3
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: underwater camera