RV Corella 6/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6/82
Cruise period1982-04-23 — 1982-04-28
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the bottom fauna and sediment types using transects across the Norfolk Banks.
2. To survey the area using the boomer and the 80 kHz side scan sonar.
Chief scientistMichael Greer-Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6/82 cruise report corella6_82.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 6/82 cruise track — trk2800.html
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: identification,distribution of bottom fauna
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 95
Description: benthos and sediment survey.
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: continuous coverage using the I.O.S 80 kHz and the MAFF UD1 50 kHz side scan sonars.