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RV Corystes COR13/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR13/97
Cruise period1997-12-17 — 1997-12-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistJonathon Mark Rees (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR13/97 cruise report co13_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.45 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHarwich and North Norfolk
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottom
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: sidescan surveys were completed at Rough's Tower, Threshold, the 'Threatment site' off North Norfolk and Cross Sands.