Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Wayne Baldwin, William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman, Brian Buczkowski
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect bottom photography and sediment samples to validate geophysical data.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2010-09-08
End Date: 2010-09-15
Equipment Used: DGPS, SeaBOSS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SeaBOSS grab samples, photos/video for ground truth of high-resolution geophysical data. Sediment grab samples, photos, and video data collected.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Emile Bergeron, Dann Blackwood, Brian Buczkowski
Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Ackerman, S.D., Pappal, A.L., Huntley, E.C., Blackwood, D.S, and Schwab, W.C, 2015, Geological Sampling Data and Benthic Biota Classification: Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts: doi: 10.3133/ofr20141221.
McMullen, K.Y., and Poppe, L.J, Geologic Mapping Offshore of Rhode Island: .
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Irwin, B.J., Schaer, J.D., and Forrest, M.R., 2011, Sea-Floor Geology and Character of Eastern Rhode Island Sound West of Gay Head, Massachusetts: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1004/.