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.