USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-051-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mary Caman WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Dann Blackwood

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Environmental Data: Conductivity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Document tunicate fragmentation experiment.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-12-20

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Date: 2012-12-20

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Refractometer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We examined and photographed a tunicate fragmentation experiment at Marthas Vineyard Shellfish Group, Inc. on Lagoon Pond, Marthas Vineyard, MA. Fifty-one samples were used in the experiment but no samples were collected. Sixty six photos were taken.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Helping with the experiment were 2 Marthas Vineyard High School students (Molly Houghton and Lindsy Dario)
David Grunden
Oak Bluffs Shellfish Constable
Danielle Ewart
Tisbury Shellfish Constable

Notes:
Project = New England Benthic Habitats,

Location:

Boundaries
North: 41.44607 South: 41.42908 West: -70.6057 East: -70.59128

Platform(s):

photo of On Foot
On Foot

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Refractometer --- Conductivity