USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-023-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bob Chant, Rutgers University

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings and tripods, grab samples; practice ROV operations.


Start Date: 2006-06-19

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2006-06-21

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: DGPS, ROV, Digital camera, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 4 (#815, 816, 817 and 818, all deployed SAMANTHA MILLER FA 06013, Apr. 9, 2006).

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Benedicte Ferre, Marinna Martini, Christopher Sherwood, Karen Thurston, David Walsh

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: These are moorings 815-818 deployed April 9, 2006, SAMANTHA MILLER, FA 06013. Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, Jonathan Borden, Benedicte Ferre, Karen Thurston (student), Dave Walsh (volunteer), Chris Sherwood, Sandy Baldwin.
Project = Hudson Shelf Valley, Hudson Shelf Valley


New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 40.39 South: 40.16167 West: -73.785 East: -73.68833


photo of Connecticut



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
ROV --- Photo
Digital camera --- Photo
2006-023-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
2006-023-FA-SC-001 ( grab samples)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2006-023-FA-OM-001 ( Hudson Valley mooring data)