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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-005-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Robert Halley

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Biological Field Study: Experiments

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect high-resolution seismic data, core, and set out sediment traps.


Start Port/Location: Riviera Beach, FL

End Port/Location: Riviera Beach, FL

Start Date: 1989-03-13

End Date: 1989-03-20

Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Siertan touch hunter (WHOI)

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Robert Halley, Eugene A. Shinn

Affiliate Staff:
Jude F. Wilbur (SEA); John B. Milliman (WHOI)
Earl X. Young (WHOI); JW POWELL crew; Sub pilot and techs

Notes: Seismic data are with Dr. R. Jude Wilber, Falmouth, MA.


Great Bahama Bank, Bahamas, North America, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic;

North: 27.5 South: 21 West: -79.5 East: -72


photo of John Wesley Powell
John Wesley Powell




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Siertan touch hunter (WHOI) --- Geology
Corer - slow --- Geology

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