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RV Corystes COR12/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR12/91
Cruise period1991-12-05 — 1991-12-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an environmental survey of the Barrow-in-Furness dredged material disposal site. Samples will be collected for physical, chemical and infaunal analysis.
2. To collect core and grab samples for the JMG survey of sediments in UK coastal waters.
3. To collect sediment samples from various sewage sludge disposal sites.
4. To sample the benthic fauna at the Isle of Wight aggregate extraction area.
5. To collect samples of benthos at the proposed aggregate extraction area off Cromer, as a baseline for the MAFF/CEC recolonisation experiment. Aim not attempted, rescheduled for CIROLANA 1/92.

All other aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyMAFF/CEC
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR12/91 cruise report co12_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel and Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR12/91 cruise track — trk3720.html RV Corystes COR12/91 cruise track — trk3720b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 175
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 13
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 4
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: underwater tv