RV Corystes COR2/97
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1997-02-03 — 1997-02-18|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||One of a series of fish migration cruises to study the migratory behaviour of plaice in the North Sea.
1) To test and evaluate synchronisation of ADCP with Sector Scanning Sonar.
2) To estimate speed and orientation of spent plaice on their post spawning migration by simultaneous use of Sector Scanning Sonar and ADCP.
|Chief scientist||Julian David Metcalfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|Specific||Southern North Sea|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Quantity: number of profiles = 1266|
Description: Speed and direction of water currents averaged over 10m periods in 4m depth bins during fish tracking
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of measurements = 1266|
Description: Geographical positions and depths of tracked fish determined every 10m by Sector Scanning Sonar (to give range and bearing from ship and depth)