Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR3/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3/95
Cruise period1995-02-25 — 1995-03-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnNorth Shields, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To recover the Tetrapod, STABLE II and Quadrapod from off the Holderness coast. A POL (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory) waverider buoy will also be recovered (AE0207A0).
2. To recover a line of 4 Minipods perpendicular to the Holderness Coast (AE0207A0).
3. To conduct a survey of the Holderness Coast and Humber area with the Sidescan, ADCP and RoxAnn (AE0207A0).
4. To test a new VHF tracking system on the Argos buoy with revised transmitter.
5. To evaluate and calibrate the new RoxAnn seabed discrimination system over a range of sediment types and depths.
6. To evaluate a new Sidescan digitiser/storage unit over a range of bedform types.
Chief scientistJonathon Mark Rees (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3/95 cruise report co3_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHolderness, Yorkshire and North Norfolk coasts
Track chartsRV Corystes COR3/95 cruise track — trk4133.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: 5 near bed velocity meters recovered
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: activity duration in days = 7
Description: days side scan survey
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters53° 51' 0" N  0° 9' 0" E — Near bed velocity meter recovered
Current meters53° 42' 0" N  0° 4' 59" E — Near bed velocity meter recovered
Current meters53° 43' 59" N  0° 7' 0" E — Near bed velocity meter recovered
Current meters53° 46' 59" N  0° 13' 59" E —
Current meters53° 49' 0" N  0° 7' 0" E — Near bed velocity meter recovered
Current meters53° 43' 0" N  0° 6' 0" E — Near bed velocity meter recovered