Other ID: 98-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Patuxent River mouth, Rhode River, Parker Creek, Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John Bratton, Stephen Colman
Affiliate Investigator(s): John King - URI
Information Specialist(s): Stephen Colman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismics and coring, Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Project.
Start Date: 1998-06-11
Start Port/Location: Solomons, MD
End Date: 1998-06-18
End Port/Location: Solomons, MD
Equipment Used: Kasten Corer, 3.5 kHz, Odom Digitrace, ARGO, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Gravity cores: 3; Long piston cores: 4; Slow piston cores: 7; Kasten core: 1; Mackereth cores: 4 (obtained from separate barge); 3.5 kHz Elics: 100 km; Odom fathometer: 100 km.
Staff: John Bratton, Stephen Colman, Ellen Mecray, David Nichols
Notes: Core archives stored at University of Rhode Island. Elics seismic data and Odom data stored in Woods Hole. Original Center People field contained: Steve Colman, John Bratton, co-chiefs; Dave Nichols, ET; Ellen Mecray, coring.
Baucom, P.C., Bratton, John F., Colman, Steven M., Moore, Jennifer M., King, John, Heil, Chip, and Seal, Robert, 2001, Selected data for sediment cores collected in Chesapeake Bay in 1996 and 1998: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-194/.
Bratton, J.F., Colman, Steven M., and Seal, Robert R., II, 2003, Eutrophication and carbon sources in Chesapeake Bay over the last 2700 yr; human impacts in context: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 67 no. 18, doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00131-5.