Other ID: BTF M-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): Michael Rawson, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect infauna and benthic sediment samples to be used as baseline analyses for the Georges Bank Lease Sale No. 42 Biological Task Force (BTF) Environmental Monitoring Program.
Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
Start Date: 1981-07-06
End Date: 1981-07-23
Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Van Veen , XBT, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Digital camera, Epibenthic sled
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Van Veen grab samples: 470; Dissolved oxygen analyses: 18; Bottom camera stations: 35; Sled tows: 5; XBT casts: 14.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Lawrence Poppe, Carol M. Parmenter, Cynthia Bryden
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Cynthia Bryden, Carol Parmenter, Lawrence Poppe, Lynne Wommack.
Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., and Paskevich, V.F., eds., 2005, U.S. Geological Survey east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and GIS data: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1001/.