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
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
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.
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., 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: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.