USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-015-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Sampson (Mass CZM)

Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This is in response to a request for SeaBOSS for Mass CZM


Start Date: 2011-09-09

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2011-09-16

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: GoPro camera, GPS (wh), SeaBOSS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sampling survey on the EPA's OSV Bold using the big SEABOSS

Staff: Seth Ackerman, Brian Andrews, Katherine McMullen, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = MassCZM, MassCZM

Location Map:


photo of OSV Bold
OSV Bold


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GoPro camera --- Photo
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID