USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-043-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): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test video camera and lights on WHOI Craib corer.


Start Date: 2012-09-25

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2012-09-25

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Craib corer, Video camera - deep sea

Information to be Derived: Laboratory sensor data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This cruise tested various light configurations for an underwater video mounted on WHOI Craib corer. No data are archived from this activity. The system was tested outside of Hadley's Harbor, and in Buzzards Bay. There was too much light at the Hadley's location and too much suspended material in Buzzards Bay. The system was successfully tested following the cruise in the well at the WHOI dock.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Patrick Dickhudt, Adrian Green

Affiliate Staff:
Bruce Keafer
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Project = Library of Sea-Floor Photograp,


Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

North: 41.6 South: 41.5 West: -70.9 East: -70.65


photo of Tioga



Data Acquired

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