Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): USGS GAS HYDRATES (LQ000FP)
Principal Investigator(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Affiliate Investigator(s): John Kessler, University of Rochester
Information Specialist(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Sonar: Multibeam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Water column/seafloor imaging and CTDs to constrain impact of methane seepage on seafloor-water column-atmosphere system
Start Port/Location: Lewes, DE
End Port/Location: Lewes, DE
Start Date: 2017-08-13
End Date: 2017-08-31
Equipment Used: CTD 19+ with OBS, PAR, DO, Chl, Other
Information to be Derived: bathymetry, seafloor backscatter, water column backscatter
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Notes: Please reserve the PosMV Wavemaster.
USGS is not lead on this program. We would supply some instrumentation and assistance, but this is largely a CTD program run with the Sharp's native CTD system by John Kessler and his group at Rochester.
Mid-Atlantic outer shelf and upper continental slope, Hatteras to Wilmington Canyons
|North: 39.40542773||South: 35.96220116||West: -74.9048||East: -72.07356771|
Hugh R. Sharp
Baldwin, W.E., Moore, E.M., Worley, C.R., Nichols, A.R., and Ruppel, C.D., 2020, Marine geophysical data collected to support methane seep research along the U.S. Atlantic continental shelf break and upper continental slope between the Baltimore and Keller Canyons during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activities 2017-001-FA and 2017-002-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9Y1MSTN.
Leonte, M., Ruppel, C.D., Ruiz-Angelo, A., and Kessler, J.D., 2020, Surface methane concentrations along the Mid‐Atlantic Bight driven by aerobic subsurface production rather than seafloor gas seeps: Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, v. 125, issue 5, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015989.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|CTD 19+ with OBS, PAR, DO, Chl||---||CTD|