Area of Operations: Oculina Bank, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 10, 2005 to October 20, 2005
Objectives: Sediment sampling; videography.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Summary: 19 sediment grab samples were collected. 4 additional sampling attempts yeided no sample. No one from USGS participated in the cruise. Amanda Maness (UNCW, grad student) oversaw collection of sediment samples and shipped them to K. Scanlon (USGS, Woods Hole) for grain size and carbonate content analysis. Other data (video by ROV, biological data) were also collected during the cruise, but are not archived at USGS.
USGS Project Number: Oculina Bank Monitoring
Contact: Kathy Scanlon (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-05-FL. Visit this site for more information.