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Summary Information for Field Activity 1982-014-FA

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

Chief scientist: Chuck Holmes

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; Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;

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.

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-AB-82-FL. Visit this site for more information.

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