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RV Corystes COR6B/97

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR6B/97
Cruise period1997-05-26 — 1997-05-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo evaluate the performance of the upgraded 300 kHz sector scanning sonar. To evaluate the precision of estimates of geographical position with data storage tags recording tidal height.
Sonar performance was evaluated by observing a known wreck and acoustic tags at various ranges.
A data storage tag was deployed at the sea bed on a small instrument frame, together with a recording current meter at two positions where slack water is a) in phase and b) out of phase with high and low tide.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR6B/97 cruise report co6b_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight; E. Anglian Coast
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters53° 0' 0" N  2° 0' 0" E — Aanderaa current meter - deployed 28 May 1997 - recovered 29 May 1997
Current meters52° 0' 0" N  2° 0' 0" E — Aanderaa current meter - deployed 26 May 1997 - recovered 28 May 1997