USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-012-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jeremy Collie - URI

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Habitat studies; sampling and photo/video surveys; ROV operations.


Start Date: 1999-06-18

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1999-06-25

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Amphipod traps, Dredge, SeaBOSS, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mobilization June 17th in Woods Hole; demob June 25th in Woods Hole. 51 total stations; video/photo 47; sediment samples 13 stations. Dredge and trap samples at Univ. Rhode Island.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine, Tammie Middleton, Jeremy Malczyk

Affiliate Staff:
Jay Hermsen
others - URI

Project = Georges Bank Habitats Project, Georges Bank Habitats Project

Location Map:


photo of Connecticut


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL:

Valentine, P.C., Malczyk, J. T., and Middleton, T. J., 2001, Benthic habitat and faunal surveys of Closed Area II, central Georges Bank, 1998 and 1999: .

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Amphipod traps --- Biology
Dredge --- Biology
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
1999-012-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES)
1999-012-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo