USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank region, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Larry Mayer - NOAA; John Hughes-Clark - UNB

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Continue multibeam bathymetric and sidescan sonar survey of Stellwagen Bank NMS.


Start Date: 1996-04-02

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 1996-04-26

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Equipment Used: Simrad EM 1000, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This field activity, originally scheduled for 1995, was rescheduled and concluded in 1996. Information also appears under Field Activity # 95033.

Staff: William Danforth, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Larry Mayer - NOAA
Eddie Radford - NOS
John Hughes-Clark - UNB

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Bill Danforth, and others.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location Map:


photo of Creed


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM 1000 --- Multibeam
DGPS --- Navigation