Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe, Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Visual Identification: Species ID, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground truth NOAA survey of Woods Hole (H11077) with sub-bottom profiles and bottom sampling and photography.
Start Date: 2007-11-14
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2007-11-19
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Digital camera, DGPS, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A total of 58 stations were occupied (44 sampling and photography; 14 photography only). Chirp high-resolution seismic reflection data were collected along 12.6 km of tracklines.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Foster, Katherine McMullen, Charles Worley
Notes: Cruise plans involved 0.5 days of seismic profiling and 1.5 days of bottom sampling and photography. Original Center People field contained: Dave Foster (ship operator/seismic technician); Chuck Worley (ship operator/seismic technician); Dann Blackwood (photographer/SEABOSS operator); Kate McMullen (field technician/watch stander).
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Foster, D.S., Blackwood, D.S., Williams, S.J., Ackerman, S.D., Barnum, S.R., and Brennan, R.T., 2008, Sea-floor character and sedimentary processes in the vicinity of Woods Hole, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1004, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1004/.