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Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-060-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach

Affiliate Investigator(s): Kenneth Sulak, George Dennis - BRD-South Florida

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Not a USGS-WHFC field activity.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2002-08-07

End Date: 2002-08-18

Equipment Used: Grab sampler

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Ponar grab sampler: approx 75.


Affiliate Staff:
Kenneth Sulak - co-Ch. Sci.; George Dennis - co-Ch. Sci. - BRD-S. FL; R. Allen Brooks - BRD-South FL

Notes: This cruise was conducted by USGS-BRD South Florida office and grab samples were offered to this center. Original Center People field contained: No WHFC participants. Samples being processed by WHFC for grainsize and carbonate content.


Madison Swanson Marine Reserve, shelf edge, northeastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 29.5 South: 29 West: -86 East: -85.5


photo of Tommy Munro
Tommy Munro


Coleman, F.C., Koenig, Christopher C., Scanlon, Kathryn M., Heppell, Scott, Heppell, Selina, and Miller, Margaret W., 2010, Benthic habitat modification through excavation by red grouper, Epinephelus morio, in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: The Open Fish Science Journal, v. 3, doi: 10.2174/1874401X01003010001.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
2002-060-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)

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