USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-060-FA

Other ID: IB C-1-01-ST

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic,

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: Geological and biological observations and sampling for habitat mapping.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-08-27

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2001-08-31

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Sarah Fuller, Kara Hass, Barry Irwin, Joseph S. Newell, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Wood

Notes: Mobe on weekend (probably Sat.) prior to Monday, Aug. 27th departure; demobe late on Friday, Aug. 31 return. Original Center People field contained: At sea: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Hass, Jon Borden, Wood. Mobe/demobe: Joe Newell, Barry Irwin.
Project = Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - SBNMS, Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - SBNMS

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Connecticut
Connecticut

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
2001-060-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD239, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD243, )
2001-060-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-060-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations, )