Images of Gorgonian Corals in the Gulf of Mexico taken from 3 November 2010 through 14 December 2010 in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event (NODC Accession 0084636)

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Title:
Images of Gorgonian Corals in the Gulf of Mexico taken from 3 November 2010 through 14 December 2010 in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event (NODC Accession 0084636)
Abstract:
Images of Gorgonian Corals were taken during two cruises in the Gulf of Mexico in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event. The first cruise was aboard the NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown (RB-10-07) using the Remote operated vehicle (ROV) Jason II on dive J2-541 on 3 November 2010. The second cruise was aboard the R/V Atlantis (AT18-03) using the Deep submergence vehicle (DSV) Alvin on dives A4660, A4661, A4662, and A4664 from 8 December 2010 to 14 December 2010. The PI for the Gorgonian Coral study was Dr. Charles R. Fisher of The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Biology. (NODC Accession 0084636)
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Funding: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) - M08PC20038 National Science Foundation (NSF) - OCE-1045083, OCE-1064041

For more information and documentation related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event, see NODC Accession 0065140.

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Penn State University (PSU), 20120127, Images of Gorgonian Corals in the Gulf of Mexico taken from 3 November 2010 through 14 December 2010 in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event (NODC Accession 0084636): US National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

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    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -88.476501
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -88.476501
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.6723
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.6723

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    Beginning_Date: 03-Nov-2010
    Ending_Date: 14-Dec-2010
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

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    Penn State University
    Attn: Hsing, Pen-Yuan
    208 Mueller Laboratory
    State College, PA 16802-5301
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Dates:
Last modified: 21-Feb-2012
Last Reviewed: 03-Feb-2012
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