Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Tunica Mound, Pigmy Basin, Orca Basin, Bush Hill, Mississippi Canyon, north central Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon
Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles Paull, MBARI; Richard Coffin, NRL
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Giant piston coring for gas hydrate project.
Start Date: 2002-07-01
Start Port/Location: Calica, Mexico
End Date: 2002-07-10
End Port/Location: Tampa, FL
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Seismic reflection, Corer - gravity, GPS (wh), Box corer
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Giant box cores: 4, ~32 m; gravity heat flow: 21 penetrations, 9 sta, ~57 m; Calypso piston cores: 17, ~500 m; pore water samples: 458; water content/geotechnical samples: ~1100.
Staff: William Waite, William Winters
Notes: D102GM Cores archived at University of Southern Florida: 2550, 2551; cores archived in European French repository (LSCE): 2533, 2534, 2548, 2549, 2552, 2558, 2574, 2575, and 2576; cores archived at Texas A&M: all remaining.