Other ID: IB F-1-01-GM
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Flower Garden Banks, northwest Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Affiliate Investigator(s): Doug Weaver, USGS/BRD, Gainesville, FL
Information Specialist(s): Jill Rozycki
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment sampling of the Sanctuary and nearby areas for habitat mapping.
Start Date: 2001-05-27
Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX
End Date: 2001-06-02
End Port/Location: Galveston, TX
Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Van Veen , Digital camera
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Jill Rozycki, David Walsh
Notes: Number of samples reported includes only benthic grab samples; additional UW video and biological samples not reported here. Original Center People field contained: Jill Rozycki (geologist) - sampling; Dave Walsh (tech) - sampling.
(Bathymetry) Scanlon, Kathryn M., Ackerman, Seth D., and Rozycki, Jill E.,2003, Texture, carbonate content, and preliminary maps of surficial sediments of the Flower Garden Banks area, northwestern Gulf of Mexico outer shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-2, CD-ROM.