Field Activity 2022-027-FA

Identifier 2022-027-FA
Alternate names PS23_08
Purpose Multicorer deployments (grain size analyses) and subbottom profiling operations within the impact zone and reference areas in the northern Gulf of Mexico in response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Location Northern Gulf of Mexico
Summary During the two legs of the activity, 56 cores (resulting in 416 bagged sediment samples for WHCMSC) and ~ 690 km of Knudsen 3260 data were collected
Info derived grain size, sub-seafloor stratigraphy
Point Sur
Length 135 feet.
Start Gulfport, MS 2022-09-05
End Gulfport, MS 2022-09-27
Days in the field 22
West -91.40625
East -85.91308594
North 29.91685223
South 26.47057302


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
Boggess, Allyson
Scientist, Staff

Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling, Seismics
Data type: Geology, Sub Bottom Profiler

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Slow corer Geology (no data reported)
Knudsen 3260 Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity