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RV Corystes COR7/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR7/03
Cruise period2003-06-19 — 2003-06-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To recover and re-deploy SmartBuoy moorings at the West Gabbard and Warp and collect calibration samples (AE004) - achieved.
2. To collect benthos for Fish Fayre displays.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Corystes COR7/03 cruise programme cory7_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR7/03 cruise report cory7_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWest Gabbard and Warp
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Water samples collected at various stages throughout the cruise using a Niskin bottle on a wire.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Water samples collected at various stages throughout the cruise using a Niskin bottle on a wire.
ZoobenthosDescription: Several hauls were made with the 2m beam trawl to provide benthos.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 0" N  2° 5' 7" E — The DWM SmartBuoy was recovered. After removing the Triaxsys wave module, extra weight and side harness, it was redeployed at 06:55.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 16" N  2° 5' 14" E — The main SmartBuoy was recovered at 03:20. The instruments were serviced before redeployment at 05:30.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 34" N  1° 2' 24" E — Warp SmartBuoy was recovered at 07:30 and redeployed at 09:25.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 44" N  1° 2' 17" E — Guard boy was recovered at 07:30 and redeployed at 09:00