Other ID: LYNCH 702-84/II
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Florida Straits, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Charles W. Holmes
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain high-resolution (700 J) sub-bottom data in the Florida Straits to complete mapping the sedimentary sequences discovered on previous cruises; and obtain sample outcrops of sequences that outcrop in the Florida Canyon.
Start Date: 1983-11-09
Start Port/Location: Tampa, FL
End Date: 1983-11-22
End Port/Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Equipment Used: Del Norte 26 sparker, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Benthos model 372 camera and strobe, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Morphology; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Camera was lost on the first cast due to a break in the wire on the drum. 30,000 J Sparker data: 1520 km; 3.5 kHz ORE data: 1750 km; Cores: 10 (avg. 2.5 m); Dredges: 3; Minisparker data: 1520 km.
Staff: Nancy Hardin, Charles W. Holmes, James Ray, John West
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Chuck Holmes, Chief Scientist; Jack Kindinger; Nancy Hardin; John West; James Ray; Walter Bowles; Jennifer Walker.