Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, William Schwab, Marilyn ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mead Allison - TAMU; Robert Woolsey - Marine Minerals Technology Center; Jim Latimer
Information Specialist(s): Mead Allison
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain about 25 cores (order of 5 m long) to assist in developing stratigraphy of New York Bight and in interpretation of high-resolution seismic and sidescan sonar observations.
Start Port/Location: Caven Point, NJ
End Port/Location: Caven Point, NJ
Start Date: 1997-07-04
End Date: 1997-07-12
Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler, Alpine Vibracorer, Video camera - deep sea
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Twenty-three stations were occupied in total. At each site a grab sample and 1-2 minutes of bottom video were collected. Vibracores of 40-485 cm length (7.5 cm diameter) were collected at 17 of the sites.
Staff: Linda Lotto, Shannon McDaniel
Notes: Original Submitted By field contained: Brad Butman, Mead Allison.
New York Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.