Field Activity 2023-661-FA

Identifier 2023-661-FA
Alternate names Mud2 cruise
Purpose Evaluate deep sea and mesophotic coral habitats impacted and reference sites in the northern Gulf of Mexico in response to the 2010 DWH Oil Spill.
Location Gulf of Mexico
Info derived CTD operations (instrumental and discrete water sampling) at known impacted and reference sites in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2023-633-FA.
Point Sur
Length 135 feet.
Start Pascagoula, MS 2023-09-07
End Pascagoula, MS 2023-09-29
Days in the field 23
West -97.91032478
East -81.73598918
North 31.95216224
South 24.20688962


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Nancy G Prouty
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Joanne C. T Ferreira
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Randy Clark (NOAA)
Affiliate staff Jill ​Jill R. Bourque USGS Wetland & Aquatic Research Center

Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling, Environmental Data
Data type: Chemistry, Nutrients, CTD

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Hand-grab sample Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)
Nutrient sampler Chlorophyll, Nutrients (no data reported)
CTD_SeaBird CTD (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity