Other ID: JOHN 142; JSL dives 1214-1232
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Veatch Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): R. A. Cooper, National Marine Fisheries Service
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Revisit permanent monitoring stations in Georges Bank, Lydonia Canyon, and Oceanographer Canyon. Set up a station in Veatch Canyon. Conduct photographic surveys of megafauna for quantitative/qualitative analysis. Collect faunal and substrate samples for pollutant analysis, definition of infaunal populations, and sediment size analysis.
Start Date: 1982-07-10
End Date: 1982-07-21
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Push corer (wh), Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, 3.5 kHz
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom samples: 71; Bottom photos/video.
Staff: Page Valentine
Notes: Project = Georges Bank and submarine canyon baseline and monitoring studies in oil and gas exploration areas, Georges Bank and submarine canyon baseline and monitoring studies in oil and gas exploration areas