Field Activity 2015-002-FA

Identifier 2015-002-FA
Alternate names HRS1505
Purpose Piston coring and MCS of the Munson-Nygren landslide complex
Location Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Summary 17 piston cores successfully recovered, 1 failed; 2 successful CTD casts; 1 multichannel seismic line collected; 760 km of chirp SBP collected; box corer and trigger arm lost during one deployment, core barrel and cutter head lost during failed piston core attempt
Info derived Samples and chemical analysis;Multichannel seismic
Comments Mob in Lewes, DE 04/28 & 04/29, ship transits to WH to spool new wire, departs WH for Field area 05/04, returning to WH 05/11 (partial demob), transits to Lewes, DE core coring system demob
Hugh R. Sharp
Length 146 feet/ beam 32 feet.
Start Lewes, DE 2015-05-01
End Woods Hole, MA 2015-05-11
Days in the field 10
West -68.3789
East -63.36914
North 42.03297
South 39.02772


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Jason Chaytor
Crew members
Uri Ten Brink
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Jason Chaytor
Scientist, Staff
Brian Buczkowski
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Jason Chaytor
Specialist, Information
Brian Buczkowski
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics
Data type: Navigation, Biology, Geology, Multichannel, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
Box corer Biology, Geology (no data reported)
Piston corer Geology (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data reported)
Knudsen echo sounder 320B/R Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Sparker Sparker (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity