Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic studies of benthic habitats in the Stellwagen Bank NMS region.
Start Date: 2002-09-09
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2002-09-13
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Digital camera, SeaBOSS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Total of 24 stations occupied; 23 sediment samples; 23 video transects; 24 photo transects.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: Mobe on Sunday, Sep. 8, in Boston at Coast Guard base; depart Monday, Sep. 9; demobe Friday, Sep. 13, in Woods Hole. Original Center People field contained: At sea: D. Blackwood. Mob/demob: J. Newell - mobe in Boston at Coast Guard base on Sunday, 08 Sep.; demobe in Woods Hole, Friday am, 13 Sep.
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/.