Other ID: 9401
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, Stellwagen Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Document character/distribution of fisheries habitats on the northern edge (U.S./Canada) of Georges Bank; quantify trawling/dredging on epibenthic megafauna in fished/unfished areas; sidescan future GLOBEC site; and re-sidescan storm/fisheries impacted Stellwagen Bank.
Start Date: 1994-04-06
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1994-04-15
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Dredge, DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Osprey camera system
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
Notes: Sidescan records archived at USGS-Woods Hole. Video tapes/photos archived at USGS; URI-Narragansett, RI; NURP-UCONN-Groton,CT. Biological samples archived at URI.