Other ID: OC113
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1982-01-26
End Date: 1982-02-04
Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Echosounder, CTD, Camera- deep sea, XBT, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
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, Marlene Noble, Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle
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.
Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;