USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-014-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): James Lindholm, NOAA, Stellwagen Bank NMS

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sea floor habitat research.


Start Date: 2003-08-22

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2003-08-28

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment sampling and video/photo transects. Total stations=38. Video/photo stations=38. Sediment sample stations=19.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine, Charles Worley, Sarah Fuller, Lian Scully

Affiliate Staff:
Stellwagen Bank NMS

Notes: Note: cruise has been reinstated. Mobe will be in Woods Hole on Friday, Aug. 22; demobe will be in Woods Hole early on Thursday, Aug. 28.
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Habitats, Stellwagen Bank NMS Habitats

Location Map:


photo of Connecticut


(Samples) 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, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
2003-014-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOM PHOTO STELL )
2003-014-FA-SC-001 ( grab samples)