RV Corystes COR13/99
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1999-11-15 — 1999-11-20|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey the seabed using sidescan around the Minipod and Loggerpot locations to detect changes in seabed morphology since deployment in October.
2. To undertake sediment surveys using the Day grab to collect sediment samples for calibration of optical suspended load sensors.
3. To recover 2 Minipods and 3 Loggerports in a line NE from the Hastings Shingle Bank dredge area.
4. To determine lateral and longitudinal dispersion and composition of the plume at 5 m using a towed body pasing through the plume generated by the dredger.
5. To undertake a sidescan and biotope survey of the area as part of the Biotope survey project (at night).
|Chief scientist||Jonathon Mark Rees (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Specific||Hastings Shingle Bank|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: sediment collected using a Shipek grab.
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: the drop camera was deployed to gound-truth sidescan data.
|Long/short range side scan sonar|