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RV Corystes COR8/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR8/04
Cruise period2004-06-28 — 2004-06-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To recover the Hastings Waverider and Guard Buoy.
2. To deploy the DWM SmartBuoy at Hastings.
3. To recover the West Gabbard Waverider.
4. To deploy the Hastings Waverider at the West Gabbard WaveNet site.
Chief scientistDavid John Pearce (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Corystes COR8/04 cruise programme cory8_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR8/04 cruise report cory8_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificOff Hastings and West Gabbard
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: activity duration in hours = 36
Description: combined acoustic, bird, plankton and sediment survey.
ZooplanktonQuantity: activity duration in hours = 36
Description: combined acoustic, bird, plankton and sediment survey.
BirdsQuantity: activity duration in hours = 36
Description: combined acoustic, bird, plankton and sediment survey.
Demersal fishDescription: Modified scallop dredge used to determine sandeel density in the sediment.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 36
Description: Granton trawl to assess the size of local fish populations and determine their feeding habits via a stomach analysis.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeDescription: Modified scallop dredge used to determine sandeel density in the sediment.
GrabQuantity: activity duration in hours = 36
Description: combined acoustic, bird, plankton and sediment survey.
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in hours = 36
Description: combined acoustic, bird, plankton and sediment survey.