Other ID: DE93-03
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collaborative research with NMFS: echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of the southwestern part of Stellwagen Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1993-04-19
End Date: 1993-04-27
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Grab sampler - Van Veen , Klein 531 sidescan, Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder, Osprey camera system, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, Loran-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Continuous data collected: 1013 line km of sidescan sonar data comprising 162 sq. km. of continuous coverage (see trackline map). Stations occupied: color video camera (mounted on Van Veen grab) deployed at 56 sites resulted in 52 sediment samples taken in the study area.
Staff: David Nichols, Page Valentine, Andrew Brill, Carol Brown, Carol M. Parmenter, Eric A. Schmuck
southwestern Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 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/.