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ID 03050
Also Known As 03050
Leg 2
R-2-03-FL
R203FL
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts,Florida State University. Chief Scientists: Kathy Scanlon, Chris Koenig. Geological data (underwatertelevision) of field activity 03050 (R-2-03-FL) in Madison Swanson Reserve, Steamboat Lumps Reserve, West Florida Shelf,Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic from 11/20/2003 to 11/23/2003
Organization United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Florida State University
Project/Theme Shelf-edge Habitats
Chief Scientist Kathy Scanlon
Chris Koenig
Activity Type Geological
Platform Reefs1
Area of Operation Madison Swanson Reserve, Steamboat Lumps Reserve, West Florida Shelf,, Florida United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic, Florida
Bounding Coordinates
29.33300
-85.83300     -84.50000
28.03300
Ports leave Panama City, FL
arrive Panama City, FL
Dates 11/20/2003 (JD 324) to 11/23/2003 (JD 327)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Kathy Scanlon
Crew
Kathy Scanlon Co-Chief Scientist, USGS Woods Hole
Chris Koenig Co-Chief Scientist, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
David Sales Captain
Equipment Used
underwatertelevision
Purpose
To complete collection of seafloor video data begun on REEFS1 cruise
#03036 in September 2003.  Video data were collected using Sony mini-DV camera
on a towed camera sled.  These data will be used in conjunction with existing
sidescan-sonar, multibeam, sedimentologic, and biologic data to create habitat
maps.
Information to be Derived
Habitat maps.
Summary
This cruise was a continuation of cruise number 03036, which was
aborted because of bad weather and ship s engine problems.  Although we had the
FSU ROV onboard we did not use it.  All data on this leg were collected using 
the towed camera sled Rose Bud carying a Sony mini-DV camera with lasers spaced
20 cm apart and the Helios underwater video lighting system.  As on Leg 1, the
sled was towed at about 1 kt for 45 minutes.  Sites were numbered consecutively
with Leg 1, beginning with Site 14 and ending on Site 28.  Sites 14 - 25 were in
Steamboat Lumps Reserve; Sites 26-28 were in Madison Swanson Reserve.  Data
quality was very good to excellent except at Site 15 which was very poorly
focussed. 15 Stations Occupied.
Notes
Navigation Techniques: GPS (hand-held Garmin). Platform from
Florida Aquatic and Marine.
Got Help? For 03050, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, owner, project number, publications, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml data
Navigation data nav      
Times   050.times      

03050 location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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