Other ID: JOHN 142; JSL dives 1214-1232
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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: 3.5 kHz, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Push corer (wh)
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
Georges Bank, Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Veatch Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic;