USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-009-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Hudson Canyon head, New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Vince Guida, NOAA Fisheries, Sandy Hook, NJ

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sea floor habitat studies and mapping.


Start Date: 2004-08-23

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2004-09-03

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: CTD, Trawl, SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Total of 49 geological stations; 30 Van Veen sediment samples; 37 video transects; 49 photo stations; 65 biological stations. Beam trawl, otter trawl and CTD stations by NMFS.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
NOAA Fisheries
Vince Guida

Notes: Mobe in Woods Hole on Friday, August 20th; demobe in Woods Hole on Friday AM, Sep. 3rd.
Project = New Jersey shelf habitats, New Jersey shelf habitats

Location Map:


photo of Delaware II
Delaware II


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Trawl --- Biology
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
2004-009-FA-SC-001 ( grab samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Digital camera --- Photo
2004-009-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations )