Other ID: ATL2 120-2; ALVIN 2160
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): William B. F. Ryan - Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory LDEO
Information Specialist(s): PARTNER
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations
Scientific Purpose/Goals: ALVIN sea trials; video, photography, sampling.
Start Port/Location: St. George, Bermuda
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1989-08-21
End Date: 1989-08-31
Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Submersible Observation
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Still images: 1 reel 35-mm color film; moving images: 2 8-mm video tapes; samples: carbonates, sediments, piston and gravity cores.
Staff: David Twichell
Notes: Lamont-Doherty core descriptions may be accessed via the On-Line Data Resources Samples link. Submitted 01/08/09 by A. Orton for D. Twichell. Data Curator: William Ryan, LDEO.
Atlantic Continental Slope off New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Pratson, L.F., Ryan, William B.F., Mountain, Gregory S., and Twichell, David C., 1994, Submarine canyon initiation by downslope-eroding sediment flows; evidence in late Cenozoic strata on the New Jersey continental slope: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106 no. 3, doi: 10.1130/0016-7606(1994)106<0395:SCIBDE>2.3.CO;2.