USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-015-FA

Other ID: 9502

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sediment samples and video and photographic images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.


Start Date: 1995-05-05

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 1995-05-07

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Nancy K. Soderberg, Brenton B. Taylor, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project


Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.28542 South: 42.11365 West: -70.3101 East: -70.03329


photo of Anderson


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Grab sampler --- Biology
1995-015-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
DGPS --- Navigation