Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2002-08-19
End Date: 2002-08-30
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
Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
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., 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.