Other ID: YS-85-08
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Yellow Sea, Peoples Republic of China, Asia, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth
Affiliate Investigator(s): John Milliman - WHOI; Yun-Shan Chin - ASIO
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Hydroplastic coring, subsampling, and shear strength measurements.
Start Date: 1985-08-11
Start Port/Location: Tsingtao, Peoples Republic of China
End Date: 1985-08-19
End Port/Location: Tsingtao, Peoples Republic of China
Equipment Used: Kasten Corer, Box corer, Hydroplastic corer
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Box cores: 8; Kasten cores: 11; Geophysical data: 200 km.
Staff: James S. Booth
Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report, branch quarterly report and OFR; no post-cruise report found. Original Center People field contained: Jim Booth (Sampling/Processing).
Booth, J.S., and Winters, William J., 1989, Geotechnical description of Yellow Sea sediments with some preliminary geological interpretations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-149, 265 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr89149.