USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Hull Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Martin, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Jan. 10: deployed two benthic chambers. On Jan. 16 the chambers were recovered. Eight diver push cores were collected.


Start Date: 2002-01-10

Start Port/Location: Hingham, MA

End Date: 2002-01-16

End Port/Location: Hingham, MA

Equipment Used: Benthic Chambers, Video camera - deep sea, Digital camera, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed and recovered benthic chambers and took cores and video of bottom. Both chambers came up using release.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Nichols, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
B. Martin and Joanne Goudreau from WHOI for both days; Lary Ball (WHOI) for the recovery of cores on Jan. 16.

Notes: Note: change in pickup date to Jan. 15. Original Center People field contained: On Jan. 10: Ken Parolski, boat operator; Dann Blackwood, technician. On Jan. 15: Dave Nichols, boat operator; Dann Blackwood, science diver. Data Curator: B. Martin. Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Bothner, D. Blackwood.

Location Map:


photo of Rafael


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Benthic Chambers --- Experiments
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Digital camera --- Photo
2002-022-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation