USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-053-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mary Carman, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor experiment on the invasive colonial tunicate Didemnum vexillum at the WHOI dock.


Start Date: 2010-06-24

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2010-06-24

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Notes/logs, 2 pages. Took 26 digital photos in JPEG format of Didemnum vexillum on 13 settlement plates evenly spaced on a string extending from MLLW to 10 m below MLLW.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Benthic Habitats: Geological and Biological Studies, Benthic Habitats: Geological and Biological Studies


Great Harbor, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.52363 South: 41.5236 West: -70.672 East: -70.67193


photo of WHOI dock
WHOI dock



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo