USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-007-FA

Other ID: HRS120928JC

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jason Chaytor

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Piston core the Currituck landslide and landslide features south of Balitmore Canyon. Collect seafloor images from different environments within the Currituck Landslide.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-09-28

Start Port/Location: Lewes, DE

End Date: 2012-10-04

End Port/Location: Lewes, DE

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, DGPS, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler, Corer - slow

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;Grain size analysis;Physical property data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 24 Piston cores 5 TowCam stations (several thousand images) 3.5 kHz data

Staff: Brian Andrews, Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:
Chris Baxter
URI Jenny White
USGS santa Cruz Pete Dal Ferro
USGS Santa Cruz Greg Coren
URI Brian Baffer
URI Laurette Roy
NOAA Lizet Christiansen - WHOI/Seafloor Investigations Osmond Manurung - URI

Notes: Project = NRC/Tsunami Landslide,

Location:

Mid-Atlantic Slope

Boundaries
North: 37.68382 South: 35.04799 West: -74.5972 East: -72.86133

Platform(s):

photo of Hugh R. Sharp
Hugh R. Sharp

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
DGPS --- Navigation
Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Corer - slow --- Geology