Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank region, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster, NOAA at UCONN, Avery Pt., Groton, CT
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sediment samples, video images, and still photos of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank NMS.
Start Date: 1996-05-16
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Date: 1996-05-23
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Equipment Used: ROV, DGPS, Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine, David Piccirilli, Brenton B. Taylor
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/.