Other ID: IB F-1-01-GM
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Affiliate Investigator(s): Doug Weaver, USGS/BRD, Gainesville, FL
Information Specialist(s): Jill Rozycki
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Multibeam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment sampling of the Sanctuary and nearby areas for habitat mapping.
Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX
End Port/Location: Galveston, TX
Start Date: 2001-05-27
End Date: 2001-06-02
Equipment Used: Multibeam swath bathymetry, GPS (wh), Digital camera, Grab sampler - Van Veen
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: David Walsh, Jill Rozycki
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.
Flower Garden Banks, northwest Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Scanlon, K.M., Ackerman, Seth D., and Rozycki, Jill E., 2005, Sedimentary environments of east and west Flower Garden Banks area: Gulf of Mexico Science, v. 23 no. 1.
Scanlon, K.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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-002/.