Other ID: OC104
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lydonia Canyon, Georges Bank, 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: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 tripods and 4 subsurface moorings. Deploy 2 tripods and 6 subsurface moorings (2 w/ deep instrument package). Set 2 surface marker buoys. Collect surface grab samples at A, Q, and LCA for biology. Deploy and recover experimental water sampling system. Collect surface grab samples around Station K.
Start Date: 1981-09-25
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1981-10-02
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Echosounder, XBT, CTD, Niskin water sampler, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Camera- deep sea, Loran-C, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 10 (#229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, and 237, all recovered FA 82001 OCEANUS Jan. 26 - Feb. 4, 1982; and #238 recovered this cruise). Surface buoys deployed: 4 (A,B,O,P). Surface buoys recovered: 2 (R,V). Moorings recovered: 7 (#223, 224, 225, 226, 227, and 228 all deployed FA 81009 OCEANUS 095 Apr. 23 - May 6, 1981; #238 deployed this cruise). CTD stations: 35; XBT stations: 25; Surface salinity samples: 56; Surface grab samples: 58; Bathymetric survey.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Mary E. Hastings, John Larson, Carol M. Parmenter, Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Arnold O. Tanner, Marlene Noble
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Mike Bothner, John Larson, Frank Musialowski, Marlene Noble, Carol Parmenter, Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs, Mary Polly Shoukimas, William Strahle, Arnold Tanner.
Butman, B., Moody, John A., and Conley, Sandra J., 1986, Hydrography of Lydonia Canyon; data report for R/V OCEANUS Cruise 104, September 25-October 2, 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-504, 216 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr86504.