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RV Corystes COR12/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR12/03
Cruise period2003-08-28 — 2003-09-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThis cruise was in 2 parts: 28-29 Aug (Part A) and 03-04 Sep (Part B). Aims were:
1. To recover and re-deploy SmartBuoy moorings at the West Gabbard and Warp and collect calibration samples (AE004) - fully achieved.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR12/03 cruise report cory12_03b.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWest Gabbard and Warp
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: continuous logging throught the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: water samples collected via a Niskin bottle on a wire.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: calibration samples taken for chlorophyll a.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 40" N  1° 2' 20" E — Deploy SmartBuoy
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 44" N  1° 2' 18" E — Deploy guard buoy.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 7" N  2° 4' 59" E — Re-deploy the serviced DWM SmartBuoy.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 7" N  2° 4' 59" E — Recover the DWM SmartBuoy, SmartBuoy and guard buoy.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 58' 56" N  2° 4' 47" E — Re-deploy a new guard buoy
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 58' 59" N  2° 5' 17" E — Deploy the main SmartBuoy.