USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-029-FA

Other ID: OC 153

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: mid-Atlantic shelf and slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): J. Frederick Grassle, WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This is a WHOI biological processes cruise to the northwest Atlantic. WHOI collected sediment samples on behalf of WHSC. No USGS personnel were involved in the cruise.


Start Date: 1984-05-02

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1984-05-10

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Grab sampler

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected sediment samples for analysis.


Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Frederick Grassle
Rosemarie Petrecca
Hovey Clifford
Stephen Page; Battelle Marine Laboratory: James Campbell
Sandra Freitas
Ellen Baptiste
Jane Boslet
Frank Saska
Donald Cobb
Robert Williams
Russell Winchell

Notes: This was a WHOI cruise; no USGS personnel aboard. Submitted 04/14/09 by A. Orton for Mike Bothner.

Location Map:


photo of Oceanus


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
1984-029-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB, UNKNOWN samples)