Skip Navigation
USGS - science for a changing world

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Skip Navigation

Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-007-FA

Area of Operations: Horizon Guyot, Magellan Rise, Mid-Pacific Mountains, North Pacific

Dates: February 28, 1987 to April 01, 1987

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

   Kenneth Smith - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Objectives: Study sediment transport processes and the geotechnical behavior of sediment on seamounts.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: ALVIN dives #1806, 1807, 1809, 1810, 1812, and 1814 resulted in biologic and sedimentologic samples and data from 34 stations. Push cores: 19; Box cores: 10; Rock samples: 2; Biologic data.

Contact: Bill Schwab (bschwab@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-87-HW. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links:

Platform Info:
ATLANTIS II ALVIN

Publications resulting from these data

Schwab, William C., Hein, James R., Smith, Kenneth L., Jr., de Moustier, Christian, Levin, Lisa A., Genin, Amatzia, Wakefield, W. Waldo, and Baldwin, Roberta J.,1988, Maps showing the Seabeam bathymetry and sedimentologic and biologic sample locations on Horizon Guyot, Mid-Pacific Mountains, and a summary of existing data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-298, 14 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88298)


Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Data Types and Locations:

NavigationLogsSamples

 

Skip USGS links group

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USAGov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
End of USGS links group
URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/public_ds_info.php
Page Contact Information: WHSC Webmaster
Script last modified Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 @ 10:53am