USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster - NOAA/UCONN

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling, video, and photography of the sea bed; conduct biological habitat surveys.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1998-07-16

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1998-07-30

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 428 photo/video stations; 274 sediment samples collected.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Christopher F. Polloni, Page Valentine, Kenneth E. Parolski, Jessica Baker, Rebecca E. Deusser, Tanya Unger

Affiliate Staff:
J. Ranganathan; Biologists from NOAA/UCONN: P. Auster
J. Lake
J. Lindholm
L. Petros

Notes: Revised 6-2-98: July 15, mob in Woods Hole. July 16, at sea. July 23, change personnel in Gloucester. July 30, demob in Woods Hole. Original Center People field contained: D. Blackwood, T. Unger, J. Baker, R. Deusser, P. Valentine, K. Parolski, C. Polloni, J. Ranganathan.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Isabel S
Isabel S

Publications

(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
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
1998-017-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1998-017-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD197, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD197, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD198, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD199, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD200, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD201, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD202, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD203, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD204, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD205, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD206, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD207, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD208, )
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology