USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: 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): Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: On May 2, deployed 2 benthic chambers. On May 8 the chambers were recovered. Six diver push cores were collected.


Start Date: 2002-05-02

Start Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, MA

End Date: 2002-05-08

End Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, 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: Chambers deployed and recovered. Cores taken. Both chambers came up using release. Used blue vent plugs on core caps for first time: they worked well.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin

Affiliate Staff:
B. Martin
J. Goudreau
L. Ball (diver) from WHOI

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, technician; Barry Irwin, boat operator. Data Curator: B. Martin, J. Morford - WHOI. 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
2002-040-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation