USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Eastern Georges Bank, United States, Canada, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Imagery: Video

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey and map herring spawning grounds on crest of Georges Bank.


Start Date: 1990-08-24

Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

End Date: 1990-09-06

End Port/Location: Groton, CT

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Video camera - deep sea, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Greg Lough


Location Map:


photo of NR-1


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan