Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank and canyons, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): R.A. Cooper - National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Revisit permanent monitoring stations established July - August 1980 on Georges Bank in Lydonia Canyon. Establish 2 new stations in Oceanographer Canyon. Conduct photographic surveys for qualitative and quantitative analysis of megafauna. Collect faunal and substrate samples for pollutant analysis. Collect substrate samples to define infaunal populations and for sediment size analysis.
Start Date: 1981-07-10
End Date: 1981-07-21
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Push corer (wh), Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: JSL Dives 1048-1062 and 1065-1068. Bottom samples: 84; film/video.
Staff: Page Valentine
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/.