Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): NOAA
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismic survey; sampling, video, and photos of sea bed.
Start Date: 1998-09-30
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1998-10-18
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Datasonics SST 220 sub-bottom 3.5k, ARGO
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 300 km of chirp sub-bottom sonar; 98 photo/video stations; and 60 sediment samples. Lost 6.5 days to bad weather.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Thomas O'Brien, Page Valentine, Kenneth E. Parolski, Jessica Baker, Tanya Unger, Nancy K. Soderberg, Alex Robinson
Stellwagen Bank NMS region, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: 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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.