RV Corystes COR6/99
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1999-07-06 — 1999-07-13|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an intensive sidescan and Questor Tangent survey of an area of seabed off Shoreham and another off Dungeness.
2. To carry out ground truth sampling of the acoustically surveyed areas using a Hamon grab and video drop camera.
3. To run the online laser particle sizer and datalogger on deck throughout the acoustic survey.
4. To deploy a CTD micrologger inside a lobster pot at the start of the acoustic survey at Shoreham and to recover it on completion of the survey.
|Chief scientist||David Stephen Limpenny (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory), William John Meadows (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Off Shoreham; off Dungeness|
|CTD stations||Description: Continuous data recorded using CTD Minilogger.|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Quantity: activity duration in hours = 13|
Description: ADCP survey of the currents over the Shoreham survey area.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 64|
Description: Hamon grab samples.
|Bottom photography||Description: Colour video of the seabed across ground truth stations.|
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 926|
Description: surveyed using Questor Tangent C-View seabed classification system.
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: track kilometres = 926|
Description: of digital sidescan data using Datasonics sidescan system.