Other ID: OC113
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer 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, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 tripods and 7 subsurface moorings; deploy 3 tripods and 10 subsurface moorings; deploy 3 sediment trap moorings at Mobil Lease Block 312; deploy 5 surface marker buoys and others as required; collect surface grab samples at Station A; and conduct CTD and XBT observations around Lydonia and Oceanographer Canyons.
Start Date: 1982-01-26
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-02-04
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Echosounder, XBT, CTD, Camera- deep sea, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 9 (#229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237). Surface buoy recovered: 1 (LCP 2). Moorings deployed: 16 (#240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251 all recovered FA 82020 OCEANUS 122 Jul. 6-15, 1982; #252 adrift recovered by fisherman Mar. 22, 1982; #253 tipped Jun. 11, 1982, float recovered by STATE PRIDE; #254 trap recovered by BEAUFORT SEAHORSE Jun. 11, 1982; #255 no recovery information). Surface buoys deployed: 4 (#LCA 1, LCL 2, OCA 2, GBS 2). Sediment grabs: 5; CTD stations: 42; XBT stations: 31; Bathymetric surveys: 6.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Mary E. Hastings, John Larson, Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Marlene Noble
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Mike Bothner, John Larson, Frank Musialowski, Marlene Noble, Carol Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, Mary Polly Shoukimas, William Strahle, Donald McElroy.