Other ID: DE0511
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, Canada, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Reid, NOAA Fisheries; Jeremy Collie, URI
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Benthic habitat studies and sea floor mapping.
Start Date: 2005-08-22
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2005-09-02
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Trawl, Dredge, CTD, ARGO, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: USGS SEABOSS video/photo transects: 133 stations; URI beam trawl: 11 stations; NMFS otter trawl: 6 stations; URI Naturalist dredge: 21 stations; NMFS CTD profiles: 16 stations.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Erin Heffron, Page Valentine
Notes: Mobilize in Woods Hole on Friday, Aug. 19, 2005; demobilize in Woods Hole on Friday, Sep. 2, 2005.