Other ID: ACAD 87-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: offshore central Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect bottom samples offshore Isles Dernieres barrier islands.
Start Date: 1987-05-03
End Date: 1987-05-07
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Grab sampler, Loran-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Water depth varied from 3 m to 25 m. I was very impressed by the underway grab sampler. Sidescan sonar: 463 km; Bottom grabs: 225.
Staff: Ronald C. Circe