Other ID: 81-G-7-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): E. Ann Martin
Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Environmental Data: Current, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect box and piston cores from 3 intraslope basins and from an area of the Mississippi Delta. Samples to be analyzed for geochemicals, texture and geotechnical parameters.
Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX
End Port/Location: Venice, LA
Start Date: 1981-05-01
End Date: 1981-05-09
Equipment Used: Box corer, Corer - slow, Dredge, Current Drift Bottle, Integrated Navigation System
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 12 kHz bathymetry data: 10 nm (18.5 km); 3.5 kHz seismic reflection data: 50 nm (92.6 km); Box cores: 11; Piston cores: 10; Dredge: 1; Drift bottles deployed: 24.
Staff: Barry Irwin, Lawrence Poppe, Raymond E. Hall
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Lawrence Poppe - Geol., Ray Hall - Geol., Barry Irwin - Nav.
intraslope basins, Carancahua Basin, Gyre Basin, Orca Basin, Mississippi Delta, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;