Field Activity 2019-001-FA

Identifier 2019-001-FA
Alternate names 2019-619-FA
Purpose ROV and geophysical studies of methane seepage on the Cascadia margin
Location U.S. Cascadia (Pacific Northwest) margin, offshore Washington and Oregon
Info derived seafloor maps, subseafloor maps, methane flux, methane oxidation rate
Comments This was a competitively chosen project for which Schmidt Ocean Institute is providing about $1 million in shiptime on the global class R/V Falkor. We are responsible for travel, shipping, other science, overtime, etc.
LOA 82.9 meters; beam 13 meters; draft 5.8 meters.
Start San Francisco, CA 2019-06-12
End Astoria, OR 2019-07-02
Days in the field 18-20
West -127.24854111
East -124.58936142
North 48.21672332
South 41.85895216


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Carolyn Ruppel
Crew members
(not identified)
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Carolyn Ruppel
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Nancy Prouty (PCMSC); Amanda Demopoulos (WERC, Gainesville); John Kessler (U Rochester)

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Multibeam, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multibeam, Single Beam, Sidescan, Interferometric, Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity