Other ID: ATL2 118-3; ALVIN Dives 1760-1771
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: west Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Charlie Paull - Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations
Scientific Purpose/Goals: The purpose of this cruise is to conduct a series of ALVIN dives along the base of the Florida Escarpment to collect samples for geologic and chemical analyses, and to collect Seabeam data in localized areas along the escarpment.
Start Date: 1986-10-26
Start Port/Location: Tampa, FL
End Date: 1986-11-08
End Port/Location: Tampa, FL
Equipment Used: SeaBeam 2112, Submersible Observation
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Robert F. Commeau, David Twichell
Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report and WHOI cruise and dive reports; no post-cruise report found.