Other ID: PASTA Leg 3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Chuck Nittrouer, UW; Rocky Geyer, WHOI; Paul Hill, Dalhousie
Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Current, Environmental Data: CTD
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy EuroSTRATAFORM tripods (moorings #701, 702 and 703); assist others with seabed and water column sampling; USGS thermistors deployed by Cacchione and Puig (mooring #700).
Start Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
End Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
Start Date: 2002-11-07
End Date: 2002-11-13
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Current, Box corer, SBE 9 CTD, Kasten Corer, ADCP
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Heavy fishing pressure - extra guard buoys. Leg 3 moorings deployed: 3 (#701, 702 and 703 all recovered FA 03011 SEWARD JOHNSON Feb. 11-22, 2003). Cruise Legs 1, 2 and 3 Summary: 24 Oct. - loaded ship in Ravenna. 25-28 Oct. - Leg 1a (UW, ICM, OSU, IGM), 2 tripods, 1 mooring and 6 guard buoys were deployed near Po and Pescara; seabed coring and water column profiling occurred at night. 28 Oct. - 4 Nov. - Leg 1b (UW, IGM, OSU, ICM), seabed coring and water column profiling extended from Gargano to Po. 5-7 Nov. - Leg 2 (WHOI, IGM, ICM, UW), 4 tripods and 6 guard buoys were deployed near the Po and Ravenna; water column profiling occurred at night. 7-13 Nov. - Leg 3 (USGS, IGM, Dalhousie, WHOI, ICM), 3 tripods and 4 guard buoys were deployed near the Chienti; water-column profiling extended from Gargano to Po. 14 Nov. - unloaded ship in Ravenna.
Staff: Christopher Sherwood, Jonathan Borden
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Christopher Sherwood - Chief Scientist, tripod scientist (Leg 3); Jonathan Borden - technician (Leg 2 only).
Chienti River, Civitinova, Italy, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Europe, North Atlantic;
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