Other ID: 81
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mid-Atlantic Shelf, Great South Channel, southern flank Georges Bank, Oceanographer Canyon, Lydonia Canyon, Atlantic Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 5 tripods and 4 current moorings; deploy 3 tripods and 3 current moorings; replace surface buoys; conduct CTDs and XBTs; obtain box cores and surface grabs; conduct preliminary sidescan surveys at Georges Bank sandwave area and head of Lydonia Canyon; conduct hydrographic and suspended sediment transects; and collect bathymetry in Lydonia and Oceanographer Canyons.
Start Date: 1980-05-23
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1980-06-01
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Echosounder, Klein 531 sidescan, XBT, CTD, Smith-MacIntyre grab, Box corer, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Corer - gravity, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, 3.5 kHz, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations; Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CTD Stations: 43; XBTs: 49; Surface Salinity samples: 93; Navigation: 4 tapes; Box cores: 10; Grab samples: 6; Surface samples: 17. Moorings recovered: 9 (#183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 189, 190, and 192, deployed FA 79035 OCEANUS 77 Dec. 13-20, 1979; and #191, deployed FA 80001 WHITEFOOT Jan. 3-23, 1980). Moorings deployed: 6 (#193, 194, 196, 197, and 198 all recovered FA 80030 OCEANUS 88 Oct. 23-31, 1980; and #195 recovered FA 80034 OCEANUS 90 Nov. 24 - Dec. 3, 1980).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Cynthia Bryden, Bradford Butman, John Larson, Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, David Twichell, Marlene Noble
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Chief Scientist; Mike Bothner, Cynthia Bryden, John Larson, Gerard McCarthy, Frank Musialowski, Marlene Noble, Carol Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, Dave Twichell.