Area of Operations: Oculina Bank, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 28, 2003 to May 09, 2003
Objectives: Characterization and biological studies of Oculina deep water coral habitat using ROV, sediment grab, and listening devices. This is a NOAA cruise on a NASA ship. No USGS participants were on board, but sediment grab samples were taken and shipped to K. Scanlon.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Summary: Because of ship problems, the operation was switched from R/V Liberty Star to R/V Freedom Star half way through the cruise. 39 sediment grab samples were collected.
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Contact: Kathy Scanlon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-03-FL. Visit this site for more information.