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RV Corystes COR9/02

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR9/02
Cruise period2002-07-12 — 2002-07-22
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. Service SmartBuoys at the Outer Gabbard and The Warp (AE004).
3. Recover the Waverider at the Warp.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR9/02 cruise report co09_02.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 14
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 14
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of recoveries = 2
Description: SmartBuoy and guard buoy
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: SmartBuoy and guard buoy
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: Waverider
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: variability of PSA, porosity and sediment chlorophyll
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of experiments = 2
Description: variability of PSA, porosity and sediment chlorophyll
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Jennings beam trawl- epibenthos, species and abundance
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Hamon grab: in-fauna, species and abundance
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Jennings beam trawl- epibenthos, species and abundance
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Hamon grab: in-fauna, species and abundance
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Nioz
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: assess trawling impact