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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-026-FA

Area of Operations: Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 20, 1999 to June 29, 1999

Chief scientist: John Bratton
Steve Colman

   Tom Cronin - USGS, Reston; Peter Vogt - Naval Research Lab; Jeff Halka - MD GS

Objectives: Conduct an interdisciplinary study of Holocene paleoclimate and ecosystem history, methanogenesis, and geological evolution of modern Chesapeake Bay. To accomplish these goals, collect long piston cores (>20 meters) from the mesohaline portion of Chesapeake Bay.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Coring exercises collected 6 cores at 5 sites (approx. 68 m of sediments); digital core photos; spectrophotometry; pore water samples; radiocarbon samples; and MST logging (magnetics, gamma and p-wave).

Contact: John Bratton (jbratton@usgs.gov)
Steve Colman (scolman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-26-99-MC. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/
http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/1999/08/fieldwork3.html
http://www.images-pages.org/cruises/images5/IMAGES-V-Report.pdf

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Platform Info:
MARION-DUFRESNE

Publications resulting from these data

Baucom, Pattie C., Bratton, John F., Colman, Steven M., Friddell, Julie, and Rochon, Andre,2000, Sedimentology and core descriptions, MARION-DUFRESNE cores MD99-2204 through -2209, Chesapeake Bay, in Chapter 5 of Cronin, Thomas M., ed., Initial report on IMAGES V cruise of the MARION-DUFRESNE to the Chesapeake Bay June 20-22, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-306, p. 49-71. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/chapter5/index.html)

Bratton, John F., Colman, Steven M., Baucom, Pattie C., and Seal, Robert R., II,2000, Trace metals, stable isotopes, and biogenic silica from cores collected at MARION-DUFRESNE site MD99-2209, Chesapeake Bay, in Chapter 10 of Cronin, Thomas M., ed., Initial report on IMAGES V cruise of the MARION-DUFRESNE to the Chesapeake Bay June 20-22, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-306, p. 102-111. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/chapter10/index.html)

Bratton, J.F., Colman, S.M., Thieler, E.R., and Seal, R.R., II,2003, Birth of the modern Chesapeake Bay estuary between 7.4 and 8.2 ka and implications for global sea-level rise: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 22, no. 4: p. 188-197. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00367-002-0112-z)

Colman, Steven M., Bratton, John F., and Baucom, Pattie C.,2000, Radiocarbon dating of MARION-DUFRESNE cores MD99-2204, -2207, and -2209, Chesapeake Bay, in Chapter 6 of Cronin, Thomas M., ed., Initial report on IMAGES V cruise of the MARION-DUFRESNE to the Chesapeake Bay June 20-22, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-306, p. 72-77. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/chapter6/index.html)

Colman, Steven M., Baucom, Pattie C., Bratton, John F., Cronin, Thomas M., McGeehin, John P., Willard, Debra, Zimmerman, Andrew R., and Vogt, Peter R.,2002, Radiocarbon dating, chronologic framework, and changes in accumulation rates of Holocene estuarine sediments from Chesapeake Bay: Quaternary Research, v. 57, no. 1: p. 58-70. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/qres.2001.2285)

Colman, Steven M., and Bratton, John F.,2003, Anthropogenically induced changes in sediment and biogenic silica fluxes in Chesapeake Bay: Geology, v. 31, no. 1: p. 71-74. (Also available at http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/31/1/71.abstract)

Halka, Jeffrey P., Vogt, Peter R., Colman, Steven M., and Cronin, Thomas M.,2000, Geophysical environment; Site MD99-2209, in Chapter 4 of Cronin, Thomas M., ed., Initial report on IMAGES V cruise of the MARION-DUFRESNE to the Chesapeake Bay June 20-22, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-306, p. 40-48. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/chapter4/index.html)

Pohlman, John W., Bratton, John F., and Coffin, Richard B.,2000, Porewater methane geochemistry of MARION-DUFRESNE cores MD99-2205 and -2206, in Chapter 13 of Cronin, Thomas M., ed., Initial report on IMAGES V cruise of the MARION-DUFRESNE to the Chesapeake Bay June 20-22, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-306, p. 130-133. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-306/chapter13/index.html)

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