Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank NMS, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sidescan sonar mapping of selected areas, sediment sampling, video and photo imagery.
Start Date: 1997-10-20
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1997-11-01
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Edgetech Sidescan sonar, SeaBOSS, DGPS, ARGO
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Nichols, Nancy K. Soderberg, Page Valentine, Jessica Baker, Erin Galvin, Shannon McDaniel, Tanya Unger
Notes: Ship arrives in WH on 10-1-97. Others use ship until 10-18-97. Mobilization opportunities: Saturday, 10-11-97, Woods Hole; Saturday, 10-18-97, Boston. First day at sea, Monday 10-20-97.
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/.