Other ID: M1-02-NC
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Farallon Islands, San Francisco, Monterey Bay, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): Marilyn ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ian Hartwell (NOAA)
Information Specialist(s): Ellen Mecray
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collaborate with NOAA NS&T and Sanctuary programs and with Western CMGP to collect sediment grab samples on the central California shelf for analysis of sediment texture, chemical composition, and accumulation of contaminants.
Start Date: 2002-02-28
Start Port/Location: San Francisco, CA
End Date: 2002-03-06
End Port/Location: San Francisco, CA
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Digital camera, Grab sampler, Push corer (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: On 10/21/2003, proprietorship of 58 dried samples was transferred to Donell Frank at B&B Laboratories in College Station, Texas for permanent storage. For more information, contact Donell Frank at .
Staff: Dann Blackwood
Notes: Cruise is in response to a short-notice request for assistance from NOAA to collect deep water samples. Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood: deployment of gear, photography of sediment/sea floor, and collection of sediment samples; Michael Torresan.
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/.