USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-024-FA

Other ID: ISBL9924

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling, video, and photography to ground truth seabed imagery and define habitats.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1999-07-13

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1999-07-30

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mob Tues., June 13 in Woods Hole. Depart June 14. Crew change in Gloucester on Wed., June 21. Demob June 28 or 29 in Woods Hole. Total stations 442; video 442; sediment samples 357 stations.

Staff: Brad Barr, Dann Blackwood, Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, Jeremy Malczyk, Andee Marksamer, Tammie Middleton, Joseph S. Newell, Kenneth E. Parolski, Christopher F. Polloni, Richard Rendigs, Page Valentine, David Walsh, Nancy K. Soderberg

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Tammie Middleton, Jeremy Malczyk, Laura Hayes, Brad Barr, Brad Butman, Ken Parolski, Joe Newell (mob/demob), Chris Polloni, David Walsh, Nancy Soderberg, Andee Marksamer, Rick Rendigs.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location:

Stellwagen Bank NMS region, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.8 South: 42.08 West: -70.6 East: -70.03

Platform(s):

photo of Isabel S
Isabel S

Publications

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C., 2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: 89 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.

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/.

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Anderson, S.P., Lightsom, F.L., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., 2006, The Massachusetts Bay internal wave experiment, August 1998; data report: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/85/.

Gutierrez, B.T., Butman, Bradford, and Blackwood, Dann S., 2001, Photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, offshore of Boston, Massachusetts, July, 1999: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-427/.

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/.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
1999-024-FA-NL-001-01 ( Field log describing data acquisition by Van Veen sampler, video camera and 35-mm still camera.)
1999-024-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL )
1999-024-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology