USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1983-015-FA

Other ID: 142; BTF M-10; BLM M-10

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s): George Hampson - WHOI; Rosemarie Petrecca - WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology, Imagery: Photo, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Biological Task Force (BTF) monitoring cruise.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1983-11-13

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1983-11-19

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Rocking Chair Dredge, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, XBT, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Rocking Chair Dredge samples: 36; Van Veen grab samples: 37.

Staff: Richard Rendigs, Carol M. Parmenter

Affiliate Staff:
Rose Petrecca - WHOI (Cruise Coordinator); Paul Banas - Battelle; James Campbell -- Battelle; Sandra Freitas - Battelle; Timothy Owens - Battelle; Randy Simms - Science Applications Inc. (SAI); Robin Robertson - SAI; Andrew Eliason - Eliason Data Service; William Johnson - Eliason Data Service; Eigi Imamura - visiting investigator
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Notes: No post-cruise report found; information derived from WHSC pre-cruise report and WHOI cruise report.
Project = Biological Task Force (BTF) Georges Bank Monitoring Program, Biological Task Force (BTF) Georges Bank Monitoring Program

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Oceanus
Oceanus

Publications

(Samples) 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, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Rocking Chair Dredge --- Geology
1983-015-FA-SC-001 ( DREDGE samples)
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
XBT --- Temperature
Loran-C --- Navigation
1983-015-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV, NV-FINAL, NV-NSTAR, )