Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Kathryn Ford, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
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: Occupy 50 SEABOSS stations to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still camera photos.
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Start Date: 2006-05-08
End Date: 2006-06-06
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weather delayed work. Most sites done on June 5-6, 2006. Sediment Samples: stored at WHSC; Field logs, Video tapes and dvds, Still photos, Navigation log and file.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Dann Blackwood
Chief Scientist and others TBA
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, SEABOSS tech.; Seth Ackerman, watchstander.
Project = Groundtruth of existing cod habitats, Groundtruth of existing cod habitats
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
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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/.