Other ID: C-23-08-GU
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Ann region, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, United States, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Walter Barnhardt
Information Specialist(s): Brian Buczkowski
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect cores and sub-bottom profiles from the Merrimack paleodelta and Jeffreys Ledge to reconstruct depositional environments and determine sea-level history.
Start Date: 2008-08-25
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2008-08-29
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Alpine Vibracorer, DGPS, Digital camera, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Vibracores were attempted at 22 stations. Core samples were recovered at 21 stations and range in length up to 3.48 m. Seismic reflection profiles were collected along 319 km of tracklines.
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Walter Barnhardt, Emile Bergeron, Brian Buczkowski, Elizabeth Pendleton, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Walter Barnhardt (PI), Emile Bergeron and Chuck Worley (master techs), Brian Buczkowski (data archivist), Wayne Baldwin (data processor), and Elizabeth Pendleton (data processor).