USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Weepecket Islands, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Martin, WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover benthic chambers (squirts).

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2003-08-08

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2003-08-08

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Benthic Chambers, SCUBA, DGPS

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Chambers recovered intact with sediment in barrels.

Staff: Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Staff:
Bill Martin
Lary Ball
Joanne Goudreau - WHOI

Notes:

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Data Acquired

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