USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-002-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:
Jeremy Collie
GSO/URI
and graduate students

Notes: Mobilization will begin on Friday, Aug. 18.
Project = National Benthic Habitats Studies - Atlantic, National Benthic Habitats Studies - Atlantic

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Delaware II
Delaware II

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Trawl --- Biology
Dredge --- Biology
Geology
CTD --- CTD
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
Digital camera --- Photo
2006-002-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations.)