RV Corystes COR6A/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1990-05-05 — 1990-05-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect sediments by grabbing and coring for physical, biological, bacteriological and chemical analysis at the Tyne sewage sludge disposal site.
2. To collect Modiolus and other epifauna off the Humber for biological and chemical analysis.
3. To collect sediment samples throughout the western North Sea for the JMG 1990 baseline survey.
4. To examine the sediments and benthos and determine the incidence of fish diseases at various North Sea Task Force stations.
|Chief scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 27|
Description: Beam trawls
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of samples = 5|
Description: Dredge sample of horse mussels for analysis
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 112|
Description: Day Grab samples for bacterialogical, chemical and infaunal analysis
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of surveys = 2|
Description: Underwater television of Marsden Bank and Cross Sands aggregate extraction site
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: Echo sounder survey of Wearmouth Colliery waste site
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: Sidescan sonar survey off Hartlepool