Other ID: L-5-83-HW,83012
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Kingman Island
Principal Investigator(s): Frank T. Manheim, James Hein, James Hein
Affiliate Investigator(s): Frank Manheim
Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Photo, Environmental Data: CTD
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate ferromanganese crusts with emphasis on cobalt-rich crusts via dredging and hard substrate corer (Manheim-Burke type), sidescan sonar, photography, water sampling, and bottom instrument packaging emplacement on Horizon Seamount.
Start Date: 1983-10-29
Start Port/Location: Honolulu, HI
End Date: 1983-11-26
End Port/Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa and Pago Pago, American Samoa
Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Air gun, Sidescan sonar, Video camera - deep sea, Box corer, Corer - slow, Grab sampler, Corer - gravity, Dredge, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone, 3dot5khz, 12khz, airgun, sidescansonar, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, boxcore, pistoncore, Soutargrab, gravitycore, chaindredge, CTDmeter, penetrometer
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Lines: 36; Gravity cores: 3; Piston cores: 7; Chain dredge samples: 62.
Staff: Frank T. Manheim, William Schwab, James Hein, Aaron Dunwald, Al McClenaghan, Alice Davis, George Tate, Jeff Stampfer, Jim Nicholson, Henry Chezar
Notes: GIS tools on best navigation file, l-5-83-hw.070, found cumulative trackline distance to the nearest tens of kilometers is 6590 kilometers.