USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Sandy Baldwin, Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain photographs of the sea floor and sediment samples at approximatley 100 stations in the Gulf of Maine as part of a WHOI survey to map the concentration of red-tide cysts in the bottom sediments.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-10-24

Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

End Date: 2012-11-03

End Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, GPS (wh), Craib corer

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Videos were taken of the seafloor from a camera mounted on the Craib corer. Samples for sediment texture were obtained from the Craib sample.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Adrian Green

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,

Location:

Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Boundaries
North: 45 South: 41.5 West: -71 East: -66

Platform(s):

photo of Endeavor
Endeavor

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Craib corer --- Geology