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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-030-FA

Alternate Leg ID: LULU 112; ALVIN dives 1257-1262

Area of Operations: Oceanographer Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 25, 1982 to September 03, 1982

Objectives: Describe the canyon fauna in relation to depth and substrates, describe the surficial geology, and conduct detailed bathymetric mapping of the area. Obtain quantitative baseline data on the canyon biota and on the biota of the intercanyon Continental Slope adjacent to Oceanographer Canyon.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Bathymetric mapping

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Bathymetric maps

Summary: Multiple samples collected and observations recorded. Sediment samples: 30; Push cores: 4.

USGS Project Number: NMFS CRU

Contact: Page Valentine (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LULU
photo of ALVIN
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