Deployment: KM1517

Deployment: 
KM1517
Chief Scientist: 
E. Brendan Roark (Texas A&M University, TAMU)
Co-Chief Scientist: 
Amy Baco-Taylor (Florida State University, FSU - Oce)
Platform:
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2015-09-24
End Date: 
2015-11-07
Location: 
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 22°N 160°W to 35°N 170°E
Description

Performed AUV Sentry photo surveys of deep-sea coral beds in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) and the Emperor Seamount Chain (ESC). Also did CTD cast to characterize the water column and collected water samples for radiocarbon, nutrient, total alkalinity, and trace element analyses. Deployed a deep-sea coral lander with ADCP and CTD.

Will be submitting the following files as they are completed:
1) Event log
2) Cruise report
3) CTD data
4) Bottle data
5) Relevant AUV Sentry data