USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-026-FA

Other ID: ATL2 118-3; ALVIN Dives 1760-1771

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

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)

Information Specialist(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:
Others from Scripps and UNC

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report and WHOI cruise and dive reports; no post-cruise report found.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Alvin
Alvin
photo of Atlantis II
Atlantis II

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBeam 2112 --- Multibeam
Submersible Observation --- Submersible Observations
1986-026-FA-NL-004 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1762 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-005 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1763 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-006 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1764 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-008 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1766 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-009 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1767 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-003 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1761 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-011 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1769 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-013 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1771 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-002 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1760 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-007 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1765 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-010 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1768 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)
1986-026-FA-NL-012 ( Summary of ALVIN Dive 1770 provided on WHOI's public webpages.)