RV Corystes COR13X/02

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR13X/02
Cruise period2002-10-10 — 2002-10-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a standard underwater TV survey of Nephrops burrow densities on the Farn Deeps grounds, 55° 35' - 54° 45' N and 1° 30' to 0° 40' W, to evaluate Nephrops abundance for comparison with previous years.
2. To characterise sediment features at TV survey stations using a remote acoustic seabed discrimination system (QTC).
Chief scientistJonathon Mark Elson (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR13X/02 cruise report cory13x_02.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFarn Deeps
Track chartsRV Corystes COR13X/02 cruise track — cory13x_02trk.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: successfully sampled using tv sledge.