Other ID: LULU 112; ALVIN dives 1257-1262
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Oceanographer Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): J.R. Uzmann, Chief Scientist, National Marine Fisheries Service
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Describe the canyon fauna in relation to depth and substrates, describe the surficial geology, and conduct detailed bathymetric mapping of the area. Obtain quantitative baseline data on the canyon biota and on the biota of the intercanyon Continental Slope adjacent to Oceanographer Canyon.
Start Date: 1982-08-25
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-09-03
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Push corer (wh), Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Multiple samples collected and observations recorded. Sediment samples: 30; Push cores: 4.
Staff: Page Valentine
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.