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Summary for Field Activity Number 1980-023-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 106

Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, Georges Bank, upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 27, 1980 to September 05, 1980

Objectives: Investigate the biology and the current and sediment dynamics of Lydonia submarine canyon with the use of the deep diving submersible ALVIN.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Species representation
Current and sediment dynamics

Summary: ALVIN dives: 9 (#1037-1045, 55 hours 20 min. underwater); Grabs: 37; Cores: 13; Interface sediment samples: 13; Film: 62 rolls.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Richard Slater ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LULU
photo of ALVIN
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