Field Activity 2021-003-FA

Identifier 2021-003-FA -- CANCELED
Purpose High resolution mapping and photographic imaging of past nodule extraction activities
Location Blake Plateau
Info derived Seafloor morphology, sub-bottom structure, benthic environmental characterization
Comments canceled by VAC based on email from Jason Chaytor
Nancy Foster
Length 187 feet; beam 40 feet; draft 12.8 feet.
Start Charleston, SC 2021-07-24
End Charleston, SC 2021-08-06
Days in the field 14
West -78.4753418
East -76.80867513
North 32.62272037
South 30.95605371


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA)
USGS, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Gainesville, FL
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Jason Chaytor
Crew members
Jason Chaytor
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Brian Andrews
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Amanda Demopoulos, WARC

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Imagery, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: CTD, Photo, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Sidescan

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Meteorology, CTD, Temperature, pH, CO2, Radon, Conductivity, Current, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, Fluorescence, Wave, ORP, Tide, Methane, Depth, Light, Nitrate, Gas Hydrates, Density, Sediment Properties, Osmometic Pressure, Chlorophyll, Nutrients, Pressure (no data reported)
Digital camera Photo (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multibeam, Single Beam, Sidescan, Interferometric, Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity