USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-014-FA

Other ID: 9401

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster - NURP/UCONN

Information Specialist(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:
Peter Auster
associates - NURP/UCONN

Notes: Field activity information derived from pre-cruise report and photo CDs.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Argo Maine
Argo Maine

Publications

(Samples) 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, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
DGPS --- Navigation
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1994-014-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
1994-014-FA-NL-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD253, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD253, )
1994-014-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD253, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD253, )