Other ID: 118-12
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Horizon Guyot, Magellan Rise, Mid-Pacific Mountains, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Affiliate Investigator(s): Kenneth Smith - Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: CTD
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study sediment transport processes and the geotechnical behavior of sediment on seamounts.
Start Date: 1987-02-28
Start Port/Location: Honolulu, HI
End Date: 1987-04-01
End Port/Location: Apra Harbor, Guam
Equipment Used: Push corer (wh), Box corer, Current, Sediment traps, Grab respirometer, CTD, Trawl, Amphipod traps
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ALVIN dives #1806, 1807, 1809, 1810, 1812, and 1814 resulted in biologic and sedimentologic samples and data from 34 stations. Push cores: 19; Box cores: 10; Rock samples: 2; Biologic data.
Staff: William Schwab