Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR12/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR12/94
Cruise period1994-10-13 — 1994-10-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To deploy the Tetrapod and Quadrapod off the Holderness coast (AE0207A0).
2. To conduct test deployments of the Minipods (AE0207A0).
3. To deploy a line of 5 Minipods perpendicular to the Holderness Coast (AE0207A0). The fifth Minipod was not deployed because the proposed position was too shallow for RV Corystes.
4. To conduct a survey of the Holderness and the Humber area with the Scanfish, ADCP and Roxann (AE0207A0). Not conducted due to time constraints and poor weather, however a Sidescan survey of the area showed the area to be more rocky than expected.
5. To deploy the NERC STABLE (near bed velocity package) on the Holderness Coast. The area proposed for deployment proved to be too rocky and so STABLE was deployed on a site further offshore.
Additional Aim:
6a. Evaluate Nautronics Acoustic Tracking System (ATS) on Sidescan and Minipod deployments.
6b. Test prototype Gear marking tag.
6c. Trial the Satcom-C satellite communications system and Argos Radio direction finding system.
Chief scientistJonathon Mark Rees (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR12/94 cruise report co12_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHolderness Coast, North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR12/94 cruise track — trk4036.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: near bed velocity meters
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: near bed suspended sediment
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters53° 51' 0" N  0° 9' 0" E — near bed velocity meter
Current meters53° 49' 0" N  0° 7' 0" E — near bed velocity meter
Current meters53° 43' 59" N  0° 7' 0" E — near bed velocity meter
Current meters53° 46' 59" N  0° 13' 59" E — near bed velocity meter
Current meters53° 42' 0" N  0° 4' 59" E — near bed velocity meter
Current meters53° 43' 0" N  0° 6' 0" E — near bed velocity meter