Other ID: OC122
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): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: 1. Recover current moorings in Lydonia and Oceanographer Canyons. 2. Deploy current moorings in Lydonia Canyon and Lease Block 312. 3. Obtain surface grab samples on shelf and slope adjacent to Lydonia and Oceanographer Canyons. 4. Obtain hydrostatically damped cores at Lease Blocks 312 and 410 and head of Lydonia Canyon. 5. Obtain piston cores at head of Lydonia Canyon. 6. Conduct hydrographic survey of shelf and slope adjacent to Lydonia and Oceanographer Canyons. 7. Recover and redeploy surface marker buoys as required. 8. Conduct bathymetric survey in Lydonia Canyon.
Start Date: 1982-07-06
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-07-15
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: CTD, XBT, Echosounder, Corer - piston, Corer - slow, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Camera- deep sea, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Multiple samples taken. Surface buoys recovered: 6. Surface buoys deployed: 6. Moorings recovered: 13 (Lydonia Canyon #240, 241, 242, 251, 247, 243, 244, 245, 246; Oceanographers Canyon #248, 249, 250, #255 dragged. Mooring #253 lost; #254 recovered by fisherman on BEAUFORT SEA HORSE. Moorings deployed: 6 (Lydonia Canyon, #257 recovered FA 82043 WHITEFOOT Aug. 12, 1982; #258, 259, 260, 261, 262 all recovered FA 82037 OCEANUS 130 Nov. 9-16, 1982).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Mary E. Hastings, John Larson, John Moody, Marlene Noble, Carol M. Parmenter, William J. Strahle
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman; Mike Bothner; Ethan Bleifus; John Larson; John Moody; Frank Musialowski; Marlene Noble; Carol Parmenter; Mary Polly Shoukimas; William Strahle.