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
Schwab, W.C., Hein, James R., Smith, Kenneth L., Jr., de Moustier, Christian, Levin, Lisa A., Genin, Amatzia, Wakefield, W. Waldo, and Baldwin, Roberta J., 1988, Maps showing the Seabeam bathymetry and sedimentologic and biologic sample locations on Horizon Guyot, Mid-Pacific Mountains, and a summary of existing data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-298, 14 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88298, download PDF.