USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-021-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jeremy Collie - URI; Paull Donaldson - UCONN/NURP

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling of sedimentary environments and biological assemblages and habitats for mapping purposes.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-07-16

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 1997-07-23

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Equipment Used: ROV, Dredge, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine, Nancy K. Soderberg, Sarah Whiting

Affiliate Staff:
URI: Jeremy Collie
Jay Hermsen
Ed Hughes; NOAA: Paul Donaldson
Jenny Maar
James Carpenter; DOF-Canada: Kevin MacIsaac

Notes: Mobilization on July 13; NOAA tests ROV on July 14, 15; leave port on July 16; port day on July 24.
Project = Georges Bank Habitats, Georges Bank Habitats

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/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Dredge --- Biology
Geology
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1997-021-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
1997-021-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD198, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD199, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD200, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD200, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD201, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD202, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD202, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD203, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD203, BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES JD204, )
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology