USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-019-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2006-05-08

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 2006-06-06

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

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

Affiliate Staff:
Kathyrn Ford
DMF
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

Location:

Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Boundaries
North: 42.5 South: 42.33333 West: -71 East: -70.58

Platform(s):

Publications

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: 89 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
2006-019-FA-SC-001 ( grab samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology
Digital camera --- Photo
2006-019-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)