USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-037-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):

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling, video and still observations of sea bed to ground truth multibeam survey for mapping. CTD casts.


Start Date: 1996-07-26

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1996-08-01

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system, SBE 9 CTD

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected sediment samples, video, and CTD data.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jane Cookman, Eric Haase, Kathy Hall, Christopher F. Polloni, Nancy K. Soderberg, Sara Stillman, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location Map:


photo of Isabel S
Isabel S


(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.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1996-037-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Osprey camera system --- Photo