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): 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
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/.