USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-037-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Martin, WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Geochemical: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy WHOI Osprey and Squirts at Mud Site and take diver cores.


Start Date: 2003-08-04

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2003-08-04

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: SCUBA, Benthic Chambers, Corer - gravity, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Chambers deployed and 8 cores taken.

Staff: Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Staff:
Bill Martin
Lary Ball
Joanne Goudreau - WHOI

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, diver.


Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.51686 South: 41.50014 West: -70.7501 East: -70.73339


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
Benthic Chambers --- Experiments
Corer - gravity --- Geology
DGPS --- Navigation