Area of Operations: Florida Straits, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: November 09, 1983 to November 22, 1983
Chief scientist: Chuck Holmes
Objectives: Obtain high-resolution (700 J) sub-bottom data in the Florida Straits to complete mapping the sedimentary sequences discovered on previous cruises; and obtain sample outcrops of sequences that outcrop in the Florida Canyon.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sampling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Morphology; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary: Camera was lost on the first cast due to a break in the wire on the drum. 30,000 J Sparker data: 1520 km; 3.5 kHz ORE data: 1750 km; Cores: 10 (avg. 2.5 m); Dredges: 3; Minisparker data: 1520 km.
Contact: Chuck Holmes ()
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