USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-011-FA

Other ID: IB F-11-00-ST

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geological and biological observations; video/photo/grab sampling. Research area is 42deg05 N to 42deg48 N and 70deg02 W to 70deg36 W.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2000-06-05

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2000-06-09

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 63 stations total; 58 sediment samples, 63 video/photo tracks.

Staff: Robert Barton, Dann Blackwood, Ben Gutierrez, Erika Hammar-Klose, Barry Irwin, Jeremy Malczyk, Joseph S. Newell, Christopher F. Polloni, Page Valentine, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Mobilization will be on Saturday, June 3 in Woods Hole. Depart Woods Hole early Monday, June 5. No sidescan sonar or other towed systems will be deployed. Note: mob date changed from Friday to Saturday am. Original Center People field contained: At sea: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Malczyk, Chuck Worley, Hammar-Klose, Gutierrez, Polloni. Mob/demob: Joe Newell, Barry Irwin, Barton.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Ferrel
Ferrel

Publications

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/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
2000-011-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL)
2000-011-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology
Digital camera --- Photo
2000-011-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)