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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-012-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic Continental Slope, Middle Atlantic Bight, Lindenkohl Canyon, South Toms Canyon, New Jersey, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 08, 1985 to May 16, 1985

Objectives: Observation and sampling of the upper continental slope, between Lindenkohl and South Toms Canyons, offshore New Jersey.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Photography
Observation

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Visual Observations

Summary: Sampling and visual observations conducted. 7 kHz sub-bottom profiles: 102 km; Sidescan sonar: 102 km; VHS cassette tapes: 26; Benthos-camera film: 400 ft; 70 mm film: 150 ft; Hand-held (Topcon 35 mm) camera: 3 film rolls; Digital data on 9T magnetic tapes: 3 reels; Sediment cores (12-inch corers): 10.

USGS Project Number: SURFGEOL

Contact: Jim Robb (jrobb@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1-85-MC. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
01885 00120:48 05/09/198512:00 05/10/1985 7K-
01886 00214:16 05/10/198514:56 05/10/1985 7K-
01886 00212:12 05/10/198523:00 05/10/1985 7K-
01887 00320:48 05/10/198501:28 05/11/1985 7K-
01888 00401:46 05/11/198506:50 05/12/1985 7K-
01889 00507:02 05/12/198509:16 05/13/1985 7K-
01890 00609:22 05/13/198510:38 05/14/1985 7K-
01891 00710:54 05/14/198505:50 05/15/1985 7K-
01891 00706:00 05/15/198511:24 05/15/1985 7K-
01893 00120:22 05/09/198500:12 05/10/1985 SSS-
01893 00100:53 05/10/198511:20 05/10/1985 SSS-
01894 00211:36 05/10/198517:35 05/10/1985 SSS-
01895 00318:12 05/10/198516:34 05/11/1985 SSS-
01895 00316:44 05/11/198523:00 05/11/1985 SSS-
01896 00420:56 05/12/198507:20 05/13/1985 SSS-
01896 00423:22 05/11/198521:00 05/12/1985 SSS-
01897 00507:23 05/13/198500:02 05/14/1985 SSS-
01898 00600:24 05/14/198518:25 05/14/1985 SSS-
01899 00722:25 05/14/198511:22 05/15/1985 SSS-
01899 00718:27 05/14/198522:10 05/14/1985 SSS-

Films (35 and 16mm) containing original data films and archived data microfilm. Original films are stored in the WHOI Data Library/Archive film vault. Cabinet storage is in the USGS-WHSC Data Library/Archive.

Inventory #Other #SourceData TypeContentsLocationRemarks
104152USNAVYBOTTOMPHOTOBENTHOS CAMERAI-32 compact shelf
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