Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2/97
Cruise period1997-02-03 — 1997-02-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesOne of a series of fish migration cruises to study the migratory behaviour of plaice in the North Sea.
Main tasks:
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 scientistJulian David Metcalfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2/97 cruise report co2_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2/97 cruise track — trk4245.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
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 measurementQuantity: 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)