Other ID: 98-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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.
Patuxent River mouth, Rhode River, Parker Creek, Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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.