Alternate Leg or Cruise Number: 98020
Platform: ALPHA & OMEGA II
Submersible (if any):
Captain: Tom Manley
Center Principal and Affiliate Principal(if any): Bill Schwab
Area of Operations: NY Bight APEX
Bounding Coordinates
North: 40.5833
South: 40.1666
West: 74.0000
East: 73.2500
Start and End Dates: SEP 10, 1998 to SEP 22, 1998
Start and End Ports: from Woods Hole, MA to Caven Point, NJ
Number of Days at Sea: 13
Cruise Objectives: High-resolution geophysical sea-floor mapping (sidescan, subbottom, bathy). The cruise will be will be immediately followed by a sampling leg (98020)
Scientific Party(USGS): (1st Leg) Bill Schwab, Tom O Brien, Bill Danforth, Dave Foster, Jane Denny, Barry Irwin, Dave Nichols
Scientific Party(affiliate):
Scientific Equipment: SIS-1000, Geopulse, 15 cubic inch watergun, minisparker, fathometer, ISIS data acq., MUDSEIS data acq., and DELPH ELICS data acq.
Navigation techniques used: DGPS
Cruise Funding Source: SIR/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NY District
Project Title: Mapping of EEZ off NY/NJ Metropolitan Area
Contract: W.C. Schwab
Tabulated Information:
Days at Sea: 13
Continuous Data (in Km): 3000
Number of Stations Occupied: 0
Number of Submersible Dives: 0
Station Description:
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Report Date: 13:02 10/5/1998
Submitted by: Bill Schwab