Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To obtain sediment grab samples and bathymetric depths from Middle Ground.
Start Date: 2007-11-20
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2007-11-20
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Echosounder, Video camera - deep sea, Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler, Digital camera, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ~1.5 hours of video in 13 segments (2 DVDs and one 8 mm tape), 9 sediment grab samples, bathymetric depths from depth sounder, and lon/lat from DGPS along ship track.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Signell, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rich Signell; Dann Blackwood; Chuck Worley (Skipper).