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RV Corystes COR10/01

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10/01
Cruise period2001-10-11 — 2001-10-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To study the impact of various types of seabed disturbance on sediment geochemistry (A1224).
2. To trial a range of acoustic techniques at selected impacted sites in the North Sea and conduct pilot surveys at dredged material disposal and aggregate extraction sites (A1033).
3. Service SmartBuoys at the Outer Gabbard and The Warp (AE004).
4. Collect samples to study spatial and vertical distribution of dinoflagellate cysts in the southern North Sea with a more detailed study in the Thames region.
All the aims and objectives were successfully completed.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10/01 cruise report cory10_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: ADCP survey
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: NIOZ corer used at various sites including the completion of the dinoflagellate grid.
MolluscsDescription: NIOZ corer used at various sites including the completion of the dinoflagellate grid.
CrustaceansDescription: NIOZ corer used at various sites including the completion of the dinoflagellate grid.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 13
Description: Hammond grabs
GrabDescription: Day grabs for ground truth.
Bottom photographyDescription: Underwater cameras used for ground truth.
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: side-scan sonar survey.