USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-073-FA

Other ID: IB F-73-00-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): James Lindholm, NOAA

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Mapping sea floor environments; ground truthing with video/photo.


Start Date: 2000-10-24

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 2000-10-28

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, ARGO, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Tammie Middleton, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
James Lindholm

Notes: Mobe Monday, Oct. 23 at CG Station in Boston, MA; demobe Saturday AM, Oct. 28 in Boston. Require PLGR navigation system w/ printer; no bridge monitor. All data (video and photo) archived at the SBNMS Headquarters at Scituate, MA.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location Map:


photo of Ferrel


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
ARGO --- Photo
Digital camera --- Photo
2000-073-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)