USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-052-FA

Other ID: IB F-1-01-GM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Flower Garden Banks, northwest Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach

Affiliate Investigator(s): Doug Weaver, USGS/BRD, Gainesville, FL

Information Specialist(s): Jill Rozycki

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment sampling of the Sanctuary and nearby areas for habitat mapping.


Start Date: 2001-05-27

Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX

End Date: 2001-06-02

End Port/Location: Galveston, TX

Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Van Veen , Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jill Rozycki, David Walsh

Affiliate Staff:
Doug Weaver
USGS/BRD and University of Florida
FL - biological sampling and UW video; James Piper
Texas A&M Applied Research Laboratories - UW video; Roger Banks
Texas A&M Applied Research Laboratories - UW video; Kevin Buch
NOAA Sanctuary program

Notes: Number of samples reported includes only benthic grab samples; additional UW video and biological samples not reported here. Original Center People field contained: Jill Rozycki (geologist) - sampling; Dave Walsh (tech) - sampling.
Project = Flower Garden Banks Habitat Mapping, Flower Garden Banks Habitat Mapping

Location Map:


photo of Ferrel


(Bathymetry) Scanlon, Kathryn M., Ackerman, Seth D., and Rozycki, Jill E.,2003, Texture, carbonate content, and preliminary maps of surficial sediments of the Flower Garden Banks area, northwestern Gulf of Mexico outer shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-2, CD-ROM.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
2001-052-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Digital camera --- Photo