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RV Corystes COR1A/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR1A/93
Cruise period1993-01-08 — 1993-01-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. Trials with RoxAnn seabed evaluator - evaluation of system using camera sled (TV and still cameras) and day grab.
2. Trials with the ADCP and E, G&G 400kHz Sidescan sonar - evaluation and familiarisation and identification of any operational problems.
3. Trials with SRD gear marker and SM600 sonar - range tests and case of location.
4. Sector scanner trials with telemetry pressure tags and switch-mode tag - range and stability trials, and remote control of pulse length.
5. Corystes noise spectra trials in 'loaded' mode - trawl tows past a remote hyrdophone and spectrum analyser in the ships boat at a measured range. Could not be performed due to high winds and adverse sea states.
6. Additional Sector Scanner calibration trials (dependent on time and final outcome of trials). Not possible due to adverse weather conditions.
Chief scientistMichael H Beach (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR1A/93 cruise report co1a_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea.
Track chartsRV Corystes COR1A/93 cruise track — trk3843.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: gear trials - no data