Other ID: OC131; M-06; BLM M-6; BTF M-6
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs
Affiliate Investigator(s): George Hampson (WHOI)
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect bottom grab samples, rocking chair dredge samples, otter trawl samples, bottom still photographs, XBT casts, and other hydrographic measurements for the Georges Bank benthic monitoring program.
Start Date: 1982-11-19
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-11-28
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler, Loran-C, Mooring tripod, Geomechanique streamer
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom grab samples: 6; Van Veen samples: 67; Rocking chair dredge; Otter trawl; Still photos; XBTs: 19.
Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs, Carol M. Parmenter
Notes: No USGS post-cruise report found; information derived from pre-cruise report and WHOI cruise report. Original Center People field contained: Richard Rendigs - geologist, Lawrence Poppe - geologist, Carol Parmenter - oceanographer.
Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., and Paskevich, V.F., eds., 2005, U.S. Geological Survey east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and GIS data: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1001/.