Other ID: ATL6-1B; IB A-1-01-NB
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Hudson Canyon, Deep Water Dump Site 106 (DWDS106), United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): Fred Grassle, Rutgers University
Information Specialist(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: We collected sediment samples using ALVIN from the Sludge Max Site in the 106 Mile Dumpsite for sewage sludge. Samples were also collected from Grassle's long-term Station 6 by box coring, and from the head of Hudson Canyon from ALVIN. This is a cooperative multidisciplinary and multi-institutional program. Five dives were completed. This cruise was part of the Ocean Exploration Initiative that NOAA is proposing for future federal funding.
Start Date: 2001-09-16
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2001-09-21
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Push corer (wh), DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Alvin FLUFF samples were collected on three dives. Fluff samples from 5 box cores from MMS Station 6 were collected. Core sections were split for metals, organic geochemistry and Clostridium perfringens analysis.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.