USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-027-FA

Other ID: EN-056

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon OCS lease areas, Wilmington Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect piston and gravity cores for environmental and hazards analyses of the Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon slope and rise areas.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1980-09-24

Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

End Date: 1980-10-16

End Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Corer - gravity, 3.5 kHz, Loran-C, Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This cruise report included two legs: Georges Bank, departing Narragansett, RI on 09/24/1980 and returning to Woods Hole, MA, and Baltimore Canyon, departing Woods Hole, MA on 10/02/1980 and returning to Narragansett, RI. Gravity cores: 26; Piston cores: 28.

Staff: James S. Booth, Paul Bowker, Kathryn Scanlon Catanach, Wayne Ferrebee, Dorothy Marks, Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
GEORGES BANK LEG - 09/24/1980: Richard Farrow
USGS-Corpus Christi; Thomas Rice
USGS-Corpus Christi; Ronald Circe
USGS-Corpus Christi; Terry Lerch
USGS-Reston; Dennis Ligon
USGS-Reston; Skip Pelletier
WHOI
Woods Hole; Harold Garbeil
WHOI
Woods Hole; David Walsh
URI
Narragansett Bay; Wayne Fissett
URI
Narragansett Bay; Steve Imms
URI
Narragansett Bay; BALTIMORE CANYON LEG - 10/02/1980; Richard Farrow
USGS-Corpus Christi; Thomas Rice
USGS-Corpus Christi; Bonnie McGregor
USGS-Fisher Island; Ronald Circe
USGS-Corpus Christi; David Schultz
USGS-Reston; Sara Eisner
USGS-Reston; Richard von Herzen
WHOI
Woods Hole; Skip Pelletier
WHOI
Woods Hole; David Walsh
URI
Narragansett Bay; Wayne Fissett
URI
Narragansett Bay; Steve Imms
URI
Narragansett Bay

Notes: Original Center People field contained: GEORGES BANK LEG - 09/24/1980: Jim Booth, Dorothy Marks, Lawrence Poppe, Wayne Ferrebee, Kathy Scanlon, Richard Rendigs; BALTIMORE CANYON LEG - 10/02/1980: Jim Booth, Lawrence Poppe, Wayne Ferrebee, Richard Rendigs, Paul Bowker.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Endeavor
Endeavor

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Corer - slow --- Geology
Corer - gravity --- Geology
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1980-027-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1980-027-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
Loran-C --- Navigation
1980-027-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 80027)
1980-027-FA-LN-002 ( Digital tape(s) of BT, NV-NSTAR, NV,BT, NV-NSTAR-FINAL, )
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1980-027-FA-BA-001 ( Digital tape(s) of BT, NV-NSTAR, NV,BT, NV-NSTAR-FINAL, )