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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-042-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

Organization(s): Other, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Funding Program(s): Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II: Continued Atlantic Research and Exploration in Deepwater Ecosystems with Focus on Coral, Canyon, and Seep Communities (GX.17LQ00.FFV85.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s): Amanda Demopoulos Nancy Prouty Cheryl Morrison Chris Kellogg

Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Atlantic Habitats II - investigation of canyons, seeps and corals of the US SE Margin


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2018-08-16

End Date: 2018-09-02

Equipment Used:

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, ALVIN dive video and images, rock and sediment samples

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Staff:



SE US Margin

North: 35.99369186 South: 30.56030399 West: -79.00994367 East: -75.10857648


Atlantis II-Alvin



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