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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-014-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Peter Popenoe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Submersible dives to examine slope formation processes. Data will be pictures (VCR and Benthos), samples (both grap and claw), and echo sounder profiles.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1992-07-09

End Date: 1992-07-21

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Seismic reflection, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Peter Popenoe

Affiliate Staff:
UNC - Charles Paull
William Ussler
Larry Benninger; Paul Fullagar



Continental Slope, Georgia, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31.6886 South: 29.11378 West: -80.9044 East: -78.37646


photo of Edwin Link
Edwin Link
photo of Johnson Sea-link
Johnson Sea-link



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Grab sampler --- Biology
Seismic reflection --- Air Gun / Water Gun

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