USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-035-FA

Other ID: 12035

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s): Seth Ackerman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Sampson, Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management

Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman

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: Sediment Grab Samples and Seafloor Photography/Video

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-08-21

Start Port/Location: Boston

End Date: 2012-08-27

End Port/Location: Boston

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sampling survey on the EPA's OSV Bold using the InterOcean-configuration SEABOSS. 350 sites were occupied to collect sediment samples, video and/or photos aboard the EPA OSV BOLD

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Katherine Yee (USGS) Mike Bastoni (MassDOT) Marcel Belaval (U.S. EPA) Bob Boeri (MassCZM) Marc Carullo (MassCZM) Lisa Engler (Mass Bay Program) Tay Evans (MassDMF) Chris Garby (MassCZM) Emily Huntley (MassCZM) Julia Knisel (MassCZM) Regina Lyons (U.S. EPA) Stephen Perkins (U.S. EPA) Jim Sprague (MassDEP) Brendan Sprague (MassCZM intern) Alex Strysky (MassDEP) Steve Voss (MassDMF)

Notes:
Project = MCZM/B. Bay & Vineyard Sound,

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of OSV Bold
OSV Bold

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
GPS (wh) --- Navigation