Cruise inventory

Nautilus F2014-042

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Nautilus (31NA)
Cruise identifierF2014-042
Cruise period2014-09-03 — 2014-09-13
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. Acquire multibeam/sub-bottom data to fill gaps in existing coverage.
2. Characterise geomorphology and geology (composition, age, emplacement mechanism).
3. Characterise water masses (e.g., temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, currents) and particulate flux using sediment trap moorings and ROV acquired CTD profiles.
4. Examine the habitat specificity of the fauna and population dynamics of corals associated with seamount environments.
5. Characterize the structure and food web ecology of associated fishes and invertebrate communities.
Chief scientistNicole Raineault (Ocean Exploration Trust)
Cruise reportNautilus F2014-042 cruise report nautilus_f2014-042.pdf — access key 'C' (1.50 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCaribbean Sea
SpecificGreater Antilles/Lesser Antilles Transition Zone
Track chartsNautilus F2014-042 cruise track — nautilus_f2014-042trk.pdf (00 MB)