Other ID: 106
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate the biology and the current and sediment dynamics of Lydonia submarine canyon with the use of the deep diving submersible ALVIN.
Start Date: 1980-08-27
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1980-09-05
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Video camera - deep sea, XBT, Loran-C, Echosounder, Camera- deep sea, Submersible Observation
Information to be Derived: Species representation;Current and sediment dynamics;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ALVIN dives: 9 (#1037-1045, 55 hours 20 min. underwater); Grabs: 37; Cores: 13; Interface sediment samples: 13; Film: 62 rolls.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Richard Slater - Ch. Sci./Geologist, USGS/Univ. CO; Mike Bothner - geochemist, Bradford Butman - physical oceanographer, Andrew Eliason - ET, Frank Musialowski - sci. asst., Richard Rendigs - sci. asst.
Lydonia Canyon, Georges Bank, upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic;