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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-672-FA

AKA: EXPRESS Lasker Cruise

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Nancy Prouty

Affiliate Investigator(s): Elizabeth Clarke and Tom Laidig (NOAA), Amanda Demopoulos (WARC, USGS)

Information Specialist(s): Other

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Biology, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Nutrients, Environmental Data: Nitrate, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Density, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Biological Field Study: Surveys (biological)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: map and characterize deep sea coral and sponge habitat

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Newport, Oregon

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2019-10-01

End Date: 2019-11-07

Equipment Used: multichannel, multichannel source, samples, Push corer, camera, video camera, Nutrient sampler, hydrometer, watersamples, sample

Information to be Derived: distribution and classification of deep sea coral and sponge habitat

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: collected biological and geological samples at seep, sponge, and coral habitats. Collected water samples at ROV site and vertical water column profiles using ship based CTD. conducted visual surveys using ROV video surveys

Staff: Nancy Prouty

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-663-FA  PG 

This was a second follow up to the Shimada EXPRESS cruise

Location:

Coasts of Oregon and California

Boundaries
North: 46.552 South: 33.1885 West: -124.599 East: -118.4678

Platform(s):


Bell M. Shimada

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
multichannel --- Multichannel
multichannel source --- Multichannel
samples --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology
Push corer --- Biology
Geology
camera --- Photo
video camera --- Video
Nutrient sampler --- Chlorophyll
Nutrients
hydrometer --- Density
watersamples --- Conductivity
CTD
Dissolved Oxygen
Fluorescence
Nitrate
pH
Temperature
Turbidity
Wave
sample --- Surveys (biological)

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