Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic;,
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. David Wiley, Stellwagen Bank NMS
Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect sediment samples, photos, video, and ctd data for substrate mapping on Stellwagen Bank in collaboration with Stellwagen NMS scientists.
Start Date: 2013-11-05
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Date: 2013-11-21
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SeaBOSS, Pressure, Temperature and salinity, Turbidity
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Conducted 3 1-day cruises with RV Auk to Stellwagen Bank from Scituate, MA. Collected sediment samples, video and photo imagery, ctd water column profiles, navigation data.
Staff: Dann Blackwood
Notes: Mobilization will be on Friday, Nov 1 at the SBNMS dock at 75 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA.