Other ID: BTF M-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
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 Date: 1981-07-06
Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
End Date: 1981-07-23
End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Van Veen , Digital camera, Epibenthic sled, XBT, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
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.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, 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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1001, DVD-ROM, supercedes OFR 00-358, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1001/.