Alternate Leg ID: MD 99-02; IMAGES V, Leg 1
Area of Operations: Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 20, 1999 to June 29, 1999
Objectives: Conduct an interdisciplinary study of Holocene paleoclimate and ecosystem history, methanogenesis, and geological evolution of modern Chesapeake Bay. To accomplish these goals, collect long piston cores (>20 meters) from the mesohaline portion of Chesapeake Bay.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived:
Summary: Coring exercises collected 6 cores at 5 sites (approx. 68 m of sediments); digital core photos; spectrophotometry; pore water samples; radiocarbon samples; and MST logging (magnetics, gamma and p-wave).
USGS Project Number: OUTSIDE
Contact: John Bratton (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier M-26-99-MC. Visit this site for more information.