Other ID: EN-056
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon OCS lease areas, Wilmington Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth
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.
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
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.