USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-025-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: just north and west of the Weepecket Islands, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Worley

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Divers will assist with the deployment of the 2 benthic chambers to the ocean bottom and collect push cores near the site.


Start Date: 2003-03-24

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2003-03-24

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SCUBA

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Two dives completed to recover 2 small sediment sampling tripods belonging to WHOI.

Staff: Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Lary Ball

Notes: This was a WHOI cruise.

Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology