Deployment: PE16-01

Deployment: 
PE16-01
Chief Scientist: 
Frank James Stewart (Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech)
Platform:
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2015-07-03
End Date: 
2015-07-13
Location: 
Louisiana Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, east-west transect through the hypoxic zone on the Louisiana Shelf (~28-29°N, 89-94° W)
Description

CRUISE PLAN ­ Louisiana Shelf, 2015
This cruise will involve a combination of metagenomic sampling, gene expression profiling, and
biogeochemical experiments to characterize microbial nitrogen, sulfur, and methane cycling in the hypoxic
“dead zone” on the Louisiana Shelf.

Cruise information and original data are available from the NSF R2R data catalog.