Other ID: MNHA 9849
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: coastal Maine, coastal New Hampshire, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Wade Gough, USCG; John Sowles, Maine DEP
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sediment sampling for USCG around mercury-laden shipwreck M/V EMPIRE KNIGHT.
Start Date: 1998-11-01
Start Port/Location: Portland, ME
End Date: 1998-11-05
End Port/Location: Portland, ME
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Camera- deep sea, ARGO
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Stations: 35; Sediment samples: 29; Bottom photos: 75 (1 photo CD); Video transects: 35 (7 tapes).
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Kenneth E. Parolski, Joseph S. Newell, Robert Barton
Notes: Report prepared from planning documents and collected data. Mobilization will be on Sunday, Nov. 1, at USCG in Portland, ME. Demob planned for Thursday, Nov. 5, in Portland. Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, Kenneth Parolski; Mob/demob: Joseph Newell, Robert Barton, Kenneth Parolski.
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