Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Cod National Seashore, Race Point, Provincetown, Nauset Inlet, Eastham, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom sampling and photography to ground truth multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data.
Start Date: 2004-05-24
Start Port/Location: Chatham Harbor, MA
End Date: 2004-06-04
End Port/Location: Chatham Harbor, MA
Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Digital camera
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 4 8-mm tapes of bottom video (A and B copies); 241 still photos of the sea floor (on CD-ROM); 79 sediment samples for textural analysis.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Foster, Katherine McMullen
Notes: Project = Sea and Lake Floor Mapping, Sea and Lake Floor Mapping
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/.
Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Butman, B., Ackerman, S.D., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S., and Blackwood, D.S., 2006, Geological interpretation of bathymetric and backscatter imagery of the sea floor off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1048, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1048/.