Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Reid, NMFS; Jeremy Collie, URI
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Habitat mapping and process studies.
Start Date: 2002-08-19
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2002-08-30
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Trawl, Dredge, CTD, SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Total of 150 stations occupied; 31 sediment samples; 68 benthic invert samples; 17 naturalist dredge samples; 60 video transects; 99 photo transects.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Madhavi Mamidipalli, Page Valentine
Notes: Project = Georges Bank Benthic Habitats Studies, Georges Bank Benthic Habitats Studies
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Valentine, P.C., Collie, Jeremy S., Reid, Robert N., Asch, Rebecca G., Guida, Vince G., and Blackwood, Dann S., 2007, The occurrence of the colonial ascidian Didemnum sp. on Georges Bank gravel habitat - ecological observations and potential effects on groundfish and scallop fisheries: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 342 no. 1, doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2006.10.038.