Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank NMS region, United States, 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: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geological and biological sampling of biological habitats in area closed to fishing as of May 1, 1998.
Start Date: 1998-04-28
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Date: 1998-05-01
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Equipment Used: ROV, ARGO
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This is a week of day-trips to sample and photo selected sites prior to closing of area to fishing. 36 photo/video stations; 24 sediment samples collected.
Staff: Robert Barton, Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine, Kenneth E. Parolski, Jessica Baker, Joseph S. Newell, Tanya Unger
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Tanya Unger, Jessica Baker; For mob/demob: Joe Newell, Bob Barton, Ken Parolski.
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/.