Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): James M. Robb, David Twichell
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Observation and sampling of the upper continental slope, between Lindenkohl and South Toms Canyons, offshore New Jersey.
Start Port/Location: Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, CT
End Port/Location: Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, CT
Start Date: 1985-05-08
End Date: 1985-05-16
Equipment Used: 7.5 kHz, Westinghouse 100-kHz sidescan sonar, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Push corer (wh), Loran-C, Sonar Doppler, Submersible Observation
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sampling and visual observations conducted. 7 kHz sub-bottom profiles: 102 km; Sidescan sonar: 102 km; VHS cassette tapes: 26; Benthos-camera film: 400 ft; 70 mm film: 150 ft; Hand-held (Topcon 35 mm) camera: 3 film rolls; Digital data on 9T magnetic tapes: 3 reels; Sediment cores (12-inch corers): 10.
Staff: James M. Robb, David Twichell
Atlantic Continental Slope, Middle Atlantic Bight, Lindenkohl Canyon, South Toms Canyon, New Jersey, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic;