Other ID: 9401
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster - NURP/UCONN
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: ROV survey, sampling, video observations of sedimentary environments and habitats.
Start Date: 1994-09-08
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1994-09-13
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Equipment Used: ROV, DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples: 73; Video transects; Bottom photos: 106 images on 1 photo CD.
Staff: Christopher F. Polloni, Page Valentine, Brenton B. Taylor, Eric A. Schmuck
Notes: Field activity information derived from pre-cruise report and photo CDs.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Valentine, P.C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R., 2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.