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RV Corystes COR14/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR14/03
Cruise period2003-11-06 — 2003-11-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To recover and re-deploy SmartBuoy moorings at the West Gabbard and Warp and collect calibration samples (AE004).
2. Deploy trial ABS sensor on minilander (DP173).
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR14/03 cruise report cory14_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWest Gabbard; Warp
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: continuous logging and temperature and salinity.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuous logging and temperature and salinity.
Gear researchDescription: New nitrate bio-sensor was tested for stability during the cruise.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 0" N  2° 4' 48" E — The guard buoy was recovered at 14:07 before being redeployed at 14:36.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 58' 58" N  2° 5' 15" E — The DWM buoy was deployed at 15:27.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 7" N  2° 4' 29" E — Main SmartBuoy deployed.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 45" N  1° 2' 15" E — Guard buoy recovered and then redeployed.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 42" N  1° 1' 59" E — minilander was deployed at 09:41 with 3 surface buffs.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 39" N  1° 2' 22" E — The Warp SmartBuoy was recovered at 07:00 before being redeployed at 7:57.