Other ID: 93-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Grape Island, Muskingum Island, Ohio River National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio River, New Martinsville, Belmont, Parkersburg, West Virginia, Marietta, Ohio, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Patricia Morrison - USF&WS
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Phase I: Aug. 23-27, 1993 - Sidescan-sonar survey of dredge sites and mussel bed locations from New Martinsville to Belmont and around Muskingum Island between Parkersville, WV and Marietta, OH to define river bottom habitat. Phase II: Sep. 2-7, 1993 - SCUBA videography and sampling around Muskingum Island to document freshwater mussel species, populations and bed locations.
Start Date: 1993-08-23
Start Port/Location: Parkersburg, WV
End Date: 1993-09-10
End Port/Location: Parkersburg, WV
Equipment Used: SCUBA, Klein 531 sidescan
Information to be Derived: Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Video tapes: 3; Sidescan sonar.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, Matthew Frank, Richard Rendigs, Malcolm Scully.