USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank NMS, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-07-25

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 1997-08-01

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

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

Affiliate Staff:
NOAA: Peter Auster
Paul Donaldson
Jenny Maar

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

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Abel J
Abel J

Publications

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, CD-ROM, 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: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
DGPS --- Navigation
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1997-020-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
1997-020-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD208, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD209, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD210, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD211, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD212, )