Chief Scientists: Doug Toomey & Susan Schwartz
Dates: 30 Aug – 7 Sep, 2012, Newport-Newport
Objectives: Deploy 15 SIO OBS
The fifth expedition of the Cascadia Initiative (CI) in 2012 was conducted on the R/V Oceanus between August 31 – September 6, 2012. The objectives of leg OC1208B were to deploy 15 of the 70 sites comprising the Year 2 ocean bottom seismic (OBS) array of the Cascadia Initiative. The deployed OBSs will record seismic and acoustic data for approximately one year with their recovery scheduled for June 2013; data will be publically available following recovery.