Other ID: R-1-08-MY
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Edgartown Harbor, Nantucket Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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 Date: 2008-09-08
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2008-09-09
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
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).
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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1001, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1001/.