Other ID: OC227 - I, II
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Deep Water Dump Site DWDS 106, New Jersey Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): J. Frederick Grassle - Rutgers; William Martin - WHOI
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct in situ measurements of chemical and biological processes in water sediment interface including particle mixing, pore water irrigation, metabolic rate. Collect sediment samples to study benthic infauna, microbiology, heavy metals, organic geochemistry for distribution of chemical enrichment from sewage sludge at dump site.
Start Date: 1990-11-04
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1990-11-24
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Loran-C, Box corer, 3.5 kHz
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bathymetric transects: 3; Sediment stations: 8; MK3 Box cores (25 vegematic subcores): 10; WHIMPs: 2; Rolaid Lander: 1.
Staff: Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Cruise broken into 3 legs due to bad weather. Leg I: Nov. 4-11, 1990, Woods Hole to Woods Hole; Leg II: Nov. 14-23, 1990, Woods Hole to St. Georges, Bermuda; Leg III: Nov. 24-26, 1990, St. Georges, Bermuda to Woods Hole. Post-cruise report submitted by Program Coordinator, Frederick Grassle.