Field Activity 1982-014-FA

Identifier 1982-014-FA
Alternate names 89-A and 89-B; 82-1
Purpose Leg A: Investigate the nature and extent of the quartz sand patch and phosphate enrichment along the western margin of the Florida peninsula. Leg B: Investigate the nature and development of the southern bank that extends west of the Key West region.
Location west Florida inner shelf, Florida outer keys, western margin of the Florida peninsula, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary This cruise consisted of two legs: A (Tampa - Key West) and B (Key West - Tampa). Underway samples: 15; SCUBA samples: 20; Vibra Core: 1; Boomer profiles: 1550 km.
Info derived Samples and chemical analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Leg B: Gene Shinn, Dan Robbins, Harold Hudson, Barbara Lidz, Becky Westover, Jim McFarlen, Van Mount. Project = West Florida Shelf, West Florida Shelf
Length 71 feet; beam 20 feet.
Start Tampa, FL 1982-05-24
End Tampa, FL 1982-06-06
Days in the field 11
West -83.2
East -81.8
North 28
South 24.5


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Holmes, Charles W.
Crew members
Lidz, Barbara H.
Scientist, Staff
Shinn, Eugene A.
Scientist, Staff
Hudson, J. Harold
Scientist, Staff
McFarlen, James C.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff Leg A (all from USF): Larry Doyle, Greg Brooks, Steve Walker, David Martin, Lee Kump, Rente Berstein, Jean Hubert; Leg B: Dan Robbins, Becky Westover, Van Mount

Data types and categories

Data category: Seismics, Sampling, Location-Elevation
Data type: Boomer, Geology, Biology, Chemistry, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's cruise report of personnel, equipment, brief tabulation of data, and track chart. Also includes the NOAA general cruise inventory.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Boomer Boomer (no data reported)
EG&G 234 Boomer (no data reported)
Alpine Vibracorer Geology (no data reported)
Grab sampler Biology, Geology (no data reported)
SCUBA Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)
Loran-C Navigation 2


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1982-014-FA-LN-001 Loran-C Digital tape(s) of NV, Nancy K. Soderberg
1982-014-FA-LN-001-01 Loran-C BELLOWS 82-1 Track Map (pdf file) West Florida Shelf composite track map including GYRE 81-8 (FA 81012), May 15-20, 1981; LONGHORN 81-1 (FA 81015), May 27-June 9, 1981; SEA ANGEL (no FA #), Aug 10?-29?, 1981; and BELLOWS (FA 82014), May 24-June 6, 1982. Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity