USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-011-FA

Other ID: 9411

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: northern edge of Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jeremy Collie - URI; Peter Auster - NURP/NOAA, UCONN

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Visual Identification: Species ID, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sidescan sonar survey, biological and geological sampling, and video observations of sedimentary environments and dredged and undredged habitats.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1994-11-08

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1994-11-18

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Dredge, Video camera - deep sea, DGPS, SeaBOSS, Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Nichols, Nancy K. Soderberg, Eric A. Schmuck, Barbara A. Seekins, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Jeremy Collie
Galo Escanero - URI; Jim DaSilva - Salem State College

Notes:
Project = Benthic habitat studies, Benthic habitat studies

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Delaware II
Delaware II

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Dredge --- Biology
Geology
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
DGPS --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
1994-011-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD317, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD317, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD318, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD318, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD320, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD321, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD, )
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar --- Sidescan