Other ID: NMFS HB0806; B-1-08-GK
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Vince Guida, NMFS, Sandy Hook, NJ; Jeremy Collie, URI
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Georges Bank habitat studies and seabed mapping.
Start Date: 2008-08-13
Start Port/Location: Newport Naval Base, RI
End Date: 2008-08-26
End Port/Location: Newport Naval Base, RI
Equipment Used: Trawl, Dredge, CTD, SeaBOSS, Digital camera, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Reports; maps
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SEABOSS video/photo stations: 138; bottom temp stations: 138; sediment samples: 4; invasive tunicate Didemnum vexillum samples: 1. Additional otter trawl and bottom dredge samples taken for biological analysis collected and curated by Jeremy Collie, University of Rhode island.
Staff: Philip Bernard, Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin, Page Valentine
Notes: Mobe will begin on Monday, Aug. 11 at the Navy base in Newport, Rhode Island. Ship returns to Newport on Tuesday morning, Aug. 26. Original Center People field contained: At sea: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood; Mobe/demobe: PJ Bernard, Barry Irwin.