Area of Operations: Canada Basin, United States, Canada, North America, Arctic Ocean
Dates: September 06, 2008 to October 01, 2008
Chief scientist: Deborah Hutchinson
Jon Childs, USGS-Menlo Park
Objectives: Collect bathymetry, chirp sub-bottom, and gravity data as well as break ice for a second ship (LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT) as part of delimiting the boundary of the U.S. extended continental shelf in the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean.
Type of Activity: Multibeam Bathymetry and Gravity;Multibeam Bathymetry and Gravity
Information to be derived:
Summary: There were 5146 km of tracklines (multibeam, sub-bottom and gravity). Total area imaged was 39,311 km2 with the SeaBeam 2112. 11 stations were occupied for CTD and 10 stations for phytoplankton analysis.
Contact: Bill Danforth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-08-AR. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2010/08/