Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster - NOAA
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling of sedimentary environments and biological assemblages and habitats for mapping purposes.
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Start Date: 1997-07-25
End Date: 1997-08-01
Equipment Used: ROV, DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Christopher F. Polloni, Page Valentine, Jessica Baker, Tanya Unger
Notes: This cruise follows FA 97021 to Georges Bank with the same vessel. Mobilization for both cruises is on July 13; port day on July 24.
Stellwagen Bank NMS, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.