Other ID: NOAA summer mission, Leg 2; JSL 1818
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Rodgers Pass, Gulf of Maine, Corsair Canyon, Fundian Canyon, Northeast Channel, eastern Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Submersible, sidescan, sampling, and bathymetric operation in eastern Georges Bank canyons and on adjacent slope; sedimentary processes, currents, megabenthic fauna and habitats.
Start Date: 1986-07-20
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1986-08-01
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Video camera - deep sea, Nikonos camera, Push corer (wh), Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Northstar 7000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 12 kHz data: 83.7 nm (155.01 km); 100 kHz sidescan data: 51.2 nm (94.82 km); sediment samples: 88; video of current meter recovery. Mooring recovery assistance for MARY LOUISE (FA 86012) by SEA-LINK: 1 (#301 deployed FA 85024 GYRE Jul. 24-26, 1985).
Staff: Page Valentine, Steve Mateus
Notes: NOTE: Submersible on this cruise was used to help recover mooring 301 detailed in cruise report 86012. Mooring recovery activity not recorded in this cruise report.
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, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.