Other ID: R-1-08-MY
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe, Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground truth NOAA survey H11346 of the entrance to Edgartown, Massachusetts with bottom sampling and photography. Field work was focused on the sampling/photography.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2008-09-08
End Date: 2008-09-09
Equipment Used: DGPS, SeaBOSS, Digital camera
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Thirty seven stations were occupied (28 sites on September 8, 2008, 9 sites on September 9, 2008). Still photographs and video were collected at all stations; sediment samples were collected at 34 of the stations. Sediment samples were not collected at the 3 stations where boulders and dense shells were present.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin, Katherine McMullen
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Barry Irwin (Boat Operator); Dann Blackwood (Photographer/SEABOSS Operator); Kate McMullen (Field Technician).
Edgartown Harbor, Nantucket Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Foster, D.S., Blackwood, D.S., Williams, S.J., Ackerman, S.D., Moser, M.S., and Glomb, K.A., 2010, Geological interpretation of the sea floor offshore of Edgartown, Massachusetts: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1001/.