Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Bob Reid, NOAA Fisheries
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seabed habitat mapping: mapping of distribution of invasive tunicate, Didemnum sp.
Start Date: 2006-08-22
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2006-09-01
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Trawl, Dredge, CTD, SeaBOSS, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Activities included video/photo drifts with SEABOSS for habitat and fauna description; CTD casts, otter trawling, and dredging for biological samples.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jennifer Bonin, Page Valentine
Notes: Mobilization will begin on Friday, Aug. 18.