USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-055-FA

Other ID: Hudson Cruise 2003-054

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: German Bank, Gulf of Maine, Canada, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Brian Todd, Geological Survey of Canada, Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground truthing multibeam map imagery for the purpose of constructing geologic maps of German Bank.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2003-09-07

Start Port/Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

End Date: 2003-09-21

End Port/Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Video camera - deep sea, Camera- deep sea, Sidescan sonar, Echosounder, Anamorphic camera, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Contact Chief Scientist, Brian Todd, Geological Survey of Canada, Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, for post cruise report: Hudson 2003-054.

Staff: Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Contact Chief Scientist, Brian Todd, Geological Survey of Canada, Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, for post cruise report: Hudson 2003-054. Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Observer.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Hudson
Hudson

Publications

(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
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
2003-055-FA-SC-001 ( 2 IKU grab samples: IKU79 and IKU104)
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Anamorphic camera --- Photo
GPS (wh) --- Navigation