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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-023-FA

Other ID: SJHN 89-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Gregory Lough, National Marine Fisheries Service

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geological and biological observations of eastern Georges Bank. Abundance and distribution of juvenile cod and haddock in relation to bottom sediment type. Mapping sediment distribution and bottom morphology; sediment transport.


Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Start Date: 1989-08-08

End Date: 1989-08-14

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea, Push corer (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 23 samples; 454 km echo sounding profiles.

Staff: Nancy K. Soderberg, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Eric Strom; NMFS - Gregory Lough
Dave Potter
George Bolz
Elizabeth Broughton
Geoffery Laurence; Canada - Stratis Gavaris (Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
St. Andrews
NB); URI - Edward Durbin

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Eric Strom, Nancy Soderberg.
Project = EEZ Geology, EEZ Geology


Eastern Georges Bank, United States, Canada, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.9 South: 41.1 West: -66.67 East: -66.14


photo of Seward Johnson
Seward Johnson
photo of Johnson Sea-link
Johnson Sea-link


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Push corer (wh) --- Biology
1989-023-FA-SC-001 ( DREDGE, GRAB samples)
Loran-C --- Navigation

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