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Summary Information for Field Activity 1986-026-FA

Area of Operations: west Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 26, 1986 to November 08, 1986

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Charlie Paull - Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)

Objectives: The purpose of this cruise is to conduct a series of ALVIN dives along the base of the Florida Escarpment to collect samples for geologic and chemical analyses, and to collect Seabeam data in localized areas along the escarpment.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Observation; Diving; Seabeam;Observation

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;


Contact: Dave Twichell (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-86-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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