USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-015-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies: Atlantic (LQ000FO)

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. David Wiley, Stellwagen Bank NMS

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

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: 2014-05-19

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2014-05-30

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Grain size, Sea floor map

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples collected and returned to WHCMSC

Staff: Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: DATES HAVE BEEN CHANGED. Affiliate Principal: Dr. David Wiley, Stellwagen Bank NMS
Mobilization will be on Monday, May 19th at the SBNMS dock at 75 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA.
Demob at the same location.
RV AUK is the SBNMS research vessel; 50 ft catamaran.


Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic

North: 42.28544 South: 42.10637 West: -70.4224 East: -70.19165


photo of Auk


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
GPS (wh) --- Navigation