Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: eastern Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Gregory Lough, NMFS
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Submersible, sidescan, and sampling on Northeast Peak; assessment of juvenile cod abundance and habitat, sedimentary processes and environments, and bottom currents.
Start Date: 1986-08-03
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1986-08-14
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Video camera - deep sea, Nikonos camera, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Northstar 7000 LORAN-C, Grab sampler
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 45 sediment samples collected. Sidescan sonar survey conducted and juvenile cod contour taken.
Staff: Page Valentine
Notes: Project Title: Biostratigraphic and Depositional framework-- U.S. Atlantic Margin (9590-02998) 1986, Leg III of NOAA summer mission.
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/.