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Field Activity Details for field activity B0413MC

AKA: none

Other ID: B-04-13-MC

Status: Completed

Organization(s): Texas A&M University, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Texas A&M Applied Research, USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Atlantic Canyons (BA09FFV)

Principal Investigator(s): Nancy Prouty

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy Prouty

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: conduct ship based field work in submarine canyons for deep sea coral study


Start Port/Location: Charleston, NC

End Port/Location: Norolk, VA

Start Date: 2013-04-30

End Date: 2013-05-19

Equipment Used: Remotely Operated Vehicle

Information to be Derived: deep sea coral specimens, water column chemistry, sediment, oceanographic, etc.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:
Nancy Grumet Prouty

Notes: Grainsize data submitted for FAD 12/9/2015
Staff information imported from InfoBank
Nancy Grumet Prouty


Mid Atlantic

North: 41.75 South: 34.25 West: -77.25 East: -65.25


photo of Ronald H. Brown
Ronald H. Brown


Prouty, N.G., and Swarzenski, P.C., 2019, Biomarker analysis of cold seeps along the United States Atlantic Margin: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Prouty, N.G., Mienis, F., Campbell, P.L., and Roark, E.B., 2017, Sediment trap and water column chemistry, Baltimore Canyon, U.S. Mid-Atlantic Bight: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Prouty, N.G., Sahy, D., Condon, D., Roark, E.B., Ruppel, C., and Demopoulos, A.W.J., 2016, Geochemical analysis of authigenic carbonates and chemosynthetic mussels at Atlantic Margin seeps: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Remotely Operated Vehicle --- Photo
geochemical sample analysis (published on Science Base; U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F77942SJ)

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