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RV Corystes COR4X/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR4X/04
Cruise period2004-05-10 — 2004-05-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To deploy three MiniLanders around the Souter Point Disposal point (with associated guard buoys).
2. To undertake a sidescan sonar, QTC and Bathymetry survey of the Souter point disposal site.
3. To take sediment samples for calibration of optical sensors.
4. To take water samples for TBT.
5. To undertake a series of short transects using the underwater camera system.
6. If resources are available, to undertake a sub-bottom survey of the Souter Point disposal site and a series of SPI camera dips.
7. To service the Directional Waverider at Dowsing en route.
Chief scientistJonathon Mark Rees (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR4X/04 cruise report cory4x_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.44 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNE Coast (Souter Point) and Dowsing
Track chartsRV Corystes COR4X/04 cruise track — cory4x_04trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: water and sediment samples collected for TBT analysis
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of track lines = 3
Description: undertaken with underwater TV camera system.
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: SPI camera stations completed.
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: comprehensive Sidescan sonar/QTC/Bathymetry survey undertaken of the whole of the Souter Point disposal site.
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: comprehensive Sidescan sonar/QTC/Bathymetry survey undertaken of the whole of the Souter Point disposal site.