Other ID: Leg 2, F-90-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mississippi Fan, Florida Escarpment, eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab, David Twichell
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To study recent sedimentary processes on the Mississippi Fan and along the base of the Florida Escarpment.
Start Date: 1990-04-12
Start Port/Location: Tampa, FL
End Date: 1990-04-26
End Port/Location: Tampa, FL
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, 3.5 kHz, Loran-C, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 3.5 kHz (from Leg 1 and Leg 2) - 2280 km. Piston cores - 55; gravity cores - 12.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, Richard Rendigs, William Schwab, David Twichell, William Winters, Dave Lubinski
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Twichell, D.C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Paskevich, Valerie F., Hutchinson, Deborah R., Winters, William J., and Hart, Patrick E., 2007, GIS of selected geophysical and core data in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope collected by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1071, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1071/.