Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Robert F. Commeau
Affiliate Investigator(s): Jim Hein (Menlo Park)
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Fluorescence
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a detailed study of a seamount briefly surveyed during the SONNE cruise of August 1984.
Start Port/Location: Suva, Fiji
End Port/Location: Honolulu, HI
Start Date: 1985-05-14
End Date: 1985-06-05
Equipment Used: SeaBeam 2112, Current, Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler, Multisonde CTD, Corer - gravity, Dredge, X-ray Fluorescence Unit
Information to be Derived: Seabeam records;Bottom photographs and video tapes;Current meter records;Sediment, ferromanganese crust, and rock substrate samples;Water column measurements - temperature, oxygen, salinity, pressure;Shipboard chemical analysis (XRF) of selected samples;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: William Schwab, Robert F. Commeau
Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found.
Johnston Island, Johnston Atoll, United States, Middle Pacific;