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RV Corystes COR12A/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR12A/95
Cruise period1995-11-29 — 1995-12-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To test a new PC, and associated software and Hydroaulics, for the sector scanner.
2. To recover the Minipod at Race Bank with an ROV.
3. To perform a Video Survey with ROV over reefs off Bridlington Bay.
4. To conduct intercomparison trials of the Sector Scanner, Mini sector scanner and Sidescan to assess each system's suitability for large area surveys of tagged crabs and trial gear-marking tags.
5. To groundtruth second RoxAnn unit and Questor Tangent system in back-to-back trials.
6. To trial the new Mini sector scanner on various acoustic targets.
7. To trial the Geoacoustics and Ultra sidescan systems.
8. To try deployment and radar-ranging trials of new design 'Mini-Spar' Buoy.
Chief scientistWilliam John Meadows (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRace Bank/Flamborough
Track chartsRV Corystes COR12A/95 cruise track — trk4145.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Description: equipment trials