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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-038-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Frank T. Manheim, Peter Popenoe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Photograph, sample, and observe.


Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

Start Date: 1990-09-14

End Date: 1990-10-03

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Sidescan sonar, Loran-C

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Information derived from schedule - no pre-cruise or post-cruise report.


Blake Plateau, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31 South: 29 West: -81 East: -77


photo of NR-1



Popenoe, P., and Manheim, F.T., 2001, Origin and history of the Charleston Bump--geological formations, currents, bottom conditions, and their relationship to Wreckfish habitats on the Blake Plateau, in Sedberry, G.R., ed., Island in the Stream--Oceanography and Fisheries of the Charleston Bump: American Fisheries Society Symposium, v. 25.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Loran-C --- Navigation
1990-038-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 90038)
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1990-038-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )

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