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 ()
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