Other ID: 9503
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
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sediment samples, 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: 1995-09-15
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1995-09-20
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, SeaBOSS, GPS (wh), Camera- deep sea, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples: 131; Video transect; Bottom photos: 158 images on 2 photo CDs.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Joseph S. Newell, Edwin Roworth, Barbara A. Seekins, Nancy K. Soderberg, Brenton B. Taylor, Page Valentine
Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project
(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.