Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): James Lindholm, SBNMS
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Habitat studies and mapping.
Start Date: 2004-06-20
Start Port/Location: WHOI, Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2004-06-26
End Port/Location: WHOI, Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Grab sampler, P-code GPS, ARGO, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Benthic invertebrate analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 37 video/photo transects; 12 invertebrate biology samples; 6 grain-size analysis samples.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Page Valentine, Charles Worley
Notes: UPDATED June 9, 2004: Mobe at WHOI on Sunday, June 20. Demobe at WHOI on Saturday morning, June 26. Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Chuck Worley (for mobe and demobe).
Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C., 2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.
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, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Valentine, P.C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R., 2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/.