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Field Activity Details for field activity 1981-013-FA

Other ID: 81-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test short-barrel piston corer to recover hard substrate and sample for phosphorites on the west Florida shelf.


Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: Key West, FL

Start Date: 1981-05-22

End Date: 1981-05-25

Equipment Used: Corer - slow, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Cores: 17; 3.5 kHz data: 307 km; LORAN-C data: 359 km.

Staff: Richard Rendigs, Frank T. Manheim, Raymond E. Hall, Candy Bostwick, Paul Bowker, John West

Affiliate Staff:
David Brewster - GFA
Dave Queeley - MPES; Beecher Wooding - WHOI
Ch. Tech.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Frank Manheim - Ch. Sci.; Paul Bowker - PST, Richard Rendigs - geologist, Ray Hall - paleontologist, David Brewster - GFA, Candy Lane - GFA, Dave Queeley - MPES, John West - ET.


southwest Florida shelf, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 27.6 South: 25.75 West: -83.2 East: -81.9


photo of Longhorn



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Corer - slow --- Geology
1981-013-FA-NL-001-02 ( Core collection log with location, water depth, equipment description, and core and subsample description. )
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation

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