SROF12: NE Lau Basin on Scripps Research Vessel Roger Revelle between 20120909 and 20120926

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The Submarine Ring of Fire 2012 cruise will use the University of Bremen Quest 4000 remotely operated vehicle to locate, map and sample hydrothermal sites at seamounts and spreading centers in the Lau Basin. The sites were discovered by water column surveys, camera tows and prior dives with a remotely operated vehicle during cruises funded by NOAA, NSF and Nautilus Minerals Inc. in the past 8 years. They range in depth from ~750 to ~2600 m. We expect to visit 10 to 13 sites during the cruise. When the ROV is not in the water we will conduct other operations including multibeam surveys (with concurrent towed magnetometer, gravimeter, ADCP, and HDSS), CTD vertical and towed hydrocasts generally at locations close to the planned targets.

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Metadata Date 2012-09
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2012-09 (creation)
Frequency Of Update unknown

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Collectionsession
Metadata Date 2012-09
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2012-09 (creation)
Responsible Party (Principal Investigator); Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmospheres and the Oceans (Principal Investigator); NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (Principal Investigator)
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Bbox East Long -171.7
Bbox North Lat -13.7
Bbox South Lat -22.22
Bbox West Long 178.3
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Frequency Of Update unknown
Guid SROF2012
Harvest Object Id d859188b-b56e-41b5-bf68-aada214e77e0
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2012-09-09
Temporal Extent End 2012-09-26

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