USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect 3 replicate slow cores with TV video at 4 stations in Boston Harbor that we have sampled before (1977, 1978, and 1987).


Start Date: 1993-08-30

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 1993-08-30

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Corer - piston, Video camera - deep sea

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
K. Caylor

Notes: Original Center People field contained: K. Caylor, C. Carol Parmenter, R. Rick Rendigs, (alternates?).

Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Corer - piston --- Geology
Video camera - deep sea --- Video