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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-042-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): Ronald Circe - USGS-Reston; Patricia Morrison - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor freshwater mussel species and populations at the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge, nearby Parkersburg, West Virginia.


Start Port/Location: Parkersburg, WV

End Port/Location: Parkersburg, WV

Start Date: 1994-07-09

End Date: 1994-07-17

Equipment Used: SCUBA, Dredge, Video camera - deep sea

Information to be Derived: Habitat maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Matthew Frank
Malcolm Scully; Ronald Circe - Ch. Sci. - Reston; NBS: Russ Dyrland; USFWS: Patricia Morrison
co-Ch. Sci.; Edward Bajakian; Cynthia Bloomer; Camille Collins; Janet Butler; Drew Ellis; Mitchell Ellis; Jerry Wilson

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood; Matthew Frank; Richard Rendigs; Malcolm Scully.


Muskingum Island, Ohio River National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio River, Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States, North America;

North: 39.25 South: 39.2 West: -81.55 East: -81.45



Blackwood, D.B., Rendings, Richard R., and Butler, Janet, 1994, Freshwater mussel studies in the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-644, Video on DVD-ROM.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Dredge --- Biology
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
SCUBA --- Biology

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