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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-013-FA

Area of Operations: Johnston Island, Johnston Atoll, United States, Middle Pacific

Dates: May 14, 1985 to June 05, 1985

Chief scientist: Bob Commeau

   Jim Hein (Menlo Park)

Objectives: Conduct a detailed study of a seamount briefly surveyed during the SONNE cruise of August 1984.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Seabeam records;Bottom photographs and video tapes;Current meter records;Sediment, ferromanganese crust, and rock substrate samples;Water column measurements - temperature, oxygen, salinity, pressure;Shipboard chemical analysis (XRF) of selected samples;


Contact: Bob Commeau (

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