Alternate Leg ID: 89-A and 89-B; 82-1
Area of Operations: west Florida inner shelf, Florida outer keys, western margin of the Florida peninsula, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 24, 1982 to June 06, 1982
Objectives: Leg A: Investigate the nature and extent of the quartz sand patch and phosphate enrichment along the western margin of the Florida peninsula. Leg B: Investigate the nature and development of the southern bank that extends west of the Key West region.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Sea floor map
Summary: This cruise consisted of two legs: A (Tampa - Key West) and B (Key West - Tampa). Underway samples: 15; SCUBA samples: 20; Vibra Core: 1; Boomer profiles: 1550 km.
USGS Project Number: WFLASHLF
Contact: Chuck Holmes ()