Area of Operations: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, Necker Ridge, Horizon Guyot, American Samoa, Oceania, North Pacific
Dates: October 29, 1983 to November 26, 1983
Chief scientist: James Hein
Objectives: Investigate ferromanganese crusts with emphasis on cobalt-rich crusts via dredging and hard substrate corer (Manheim-Burke type), sidescan sonar, photography, water sampling, and bottom instrument packaging emplacement on Horizon Seamount.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping; Photography; Sampling;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary: Lines: 36; Gravity cores: 3; Piston cores: 7; Chain dredge samples: 62.
Contact: James Hein ()
Frank Manheim (email@example.com)
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