RV Corystes COR13/97
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1997-12-17 — 1997-12-23|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain NIOZ sediment cores from the Berths within Harwich Harbour.
2. To recover Minipods from around the approaches to Harwich (Rough's Tower Disposal Ground west, Threshold and Sledway).
3. To undertake a sidescan survey and Chirps II Sub bottom profiles of the Rough's Tower dredge disposal grounds and to obtain NIOZ cores if suitable sites are located.
4. To undertake sidescan and Chirps II sub bottom profile surveys of the Cross Sand Flats area and also the test extraction area off north Norfolk.
5. To undertake 12 hr anchor station(s) at the Rough's Tower disposal grounds and possible other sites within the approaches to Harwich.
|Chief scientist||Jonathon Mark Rees (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.45 MB)|
|Specific||Harwich and North Norfolk|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Description: sidescan surveys were completed at Rough's Tower, Threshold, the 'Threatment site' off North Norfolk and Cross Sands.|