Other ID: Leg 2, F-90-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab, David Twichell
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To study recent sedimentary processes on the Mississippi Fan and along the base of the Florida Escarpment.
Start Port/Location: Tampa, FL
End Port/Location: Tampa, FL
Start Date: 1990-04-12
End Date: 1990-04-26
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, 3.5 kHz, Loran-C, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 3.5 kHz (from Leg 1 and Leg 2) - 2280 km. Piston cores - 55; gravity cores - 12.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, Richard Rendigs, William Schwab, David Twichell, William Winters, Dave Lubinski
L. Bader - USGS PMG
J. Barber - USGS PMG
H. Lee - USGS PMG
H. Nelson - USGS PMG
J. Vaughan - USGS PMG
N. Kenyon - IOS
T. Crook - WHOI
C. Paull - UNC
W. Ussler - UNC
Project = MS Fan Ground Truth Program, MS Fan Ground Truth Program
Mississippi Fan, Florida Escarpment, eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 27||South: 25||West: -87||East: -84.5|
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Twichell, D.C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Paskevich, Valerie F., Hutchinson, Deborah R., Winters, William J., and Hart, Patrick E., 2007, GIS of selected geophysical and core data in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope collected by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1071, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1071/.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Corer - slow||---||Geology||1990-003-FA-NL-001-02 ( Piston core and section log containing identifier, location, water depth, head weight, penetration, length, subsection, etc.
1990-003-FA-SC-001 ( CORE samples)
1990-003-FA-NL-001-04 ( Visual description of piston, gravity and trigger cores. )
1990-003-FA-PH-001 ( Photo prints of complete split cores: B/W; 1 photo for each of cores 21-67, plus negatives.)
|3.5 kHz||---||Sub Bottom Profiler||1990-003-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )|
1990-003-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
|Loran-C||---||Navigation||1990-003-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV, NAV, NAV, )|