Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR11a/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR11a/89
Cruise period1989-10-04 — 1989-10-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouth Shields, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart 1 of a 4 part cruise.

1. To carry out a plankton survey for herring larvae in the area of the north-east coast between the Humber and 56ºN.
2. To deploy current meters for the duration of the cruise at up to five sites to the north-east of Scarborough and three sites between the Tyne and Wear.
3. To carry out a closely spaced section of CTD stations across the front for geotrophic modelling.
4. To deploy ARGOS drifters in the vicinity of the front.
Chief scientistKeith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR11a/89 cruise report co11_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN.E. Coast
Track chartsRV Corystes COR11a/89 cruise track — co11_89track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: current meters moorings deployed: 3 in the Marsden area and 5 in the Flamborough head area
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Satellite tracked buoy
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Description: 46 HSTN tows and one LHPR tow for herring larvae counts
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
15  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
2447001989-10-05 18:08 54° 42' 36" N  0° 16' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244700
2447121989-10-05 19:51 54° 37' 0" N  0° 7' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244712
2447241989-10-06 06:34 54° 31' 18" N  0° 1' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244724
2447361989-10-06 08:58 54° 25' 59" N  0° 9' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244736
2447481989-10-06 10:44 54° 20' 17" N  0° 18' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244748
2447611989-10-06 12:54 54° 26' 17" N  0° 9' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244761
2447731989-10-06 13:24 54° 27' 6" N  0° 7' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244773
2447851989-10-06 13:54 54° 27' 47" N  0° 6' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244785
2447971989-10-06 14:22 54° 28' 36" N  0° 5' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244797
2448041989-10-06 14:55 54° 29' 17" N  0° 4' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244804
2448161989-10-06 15:27 54° 30' 0" N  0° 3' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244816
2448281989-10-06 15:56 54° 30' 35" N  0° 1' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244828
2448411989-10-06 17:05 54° 31' 29" N  0° 7' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244841
2448531989-10-06 17:35 54° 32' 17" N  0° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244853
2448651989-10-06 18:03 54° 33' 6" N  0° 7' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 244865