RV Corystes COR6B/97
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1997-05-26 — 1997-05-30|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To evaluate the performance of the upgraded 300 kHz sector scanning sonar. To evaluate the precision of estimates of geographical position with data storage tags recording tidal height.
Sonar performance was evaluated by observing a known wreck and acoustic tags at various ranges.
A data storage tag was deployed at the sea bed on a small instrument frame, together with a recording current meter at two positions where slack water is a) in phase and b) out of phase with high and low tide.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Southern Bight; E. Anglian Coast|
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current meters||53° 0' 0" N 2° 0' 0" E — Aanderaa current meter - deployed 28 May 1997 - recovered 29 May 1997|
|Current meters||52° 0' 0" N 2° 0' 0" E — Aanderaa current meter - deployed 26 May 1997 - recovered 28 May 1997|