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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Auster, NOAA; Steve Murawski, NMFS

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Environmental Data: CTD, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Photo/video, geological and biological sampling in Closed Area II.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1999-06-02

End Date: 1999-06-10

Equipment Used: DGPS, SeaBOSS, CTD, Dredge, ARGO, Trawl

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mob in Woods Hole June 1; demob in Woods Hole June 11. 69 total stations; photo/video 69; sediment samples 57 stations. Trawl and invertebrate samples at NMFS.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Page Valentine, Kenneth E. Parolski, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:
NOAA/NMFS personnel

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Dave Nichols at sea; Joe Newell, Ken Parolski, and Barry Irwin for mob and demob.
Project = Georges Bank Habitats Project, Georges Bank Habitats Project


Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 41.6 South: 40.8 West: -67.4 East: -66.3


photo of Albatross IV
Albatross IV


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:

Valentine, P.C., Malczyk, J. T., and Middleton, T. J., 2001, Benthic habitat and faunal surveys of Closed Area II, central Georges Bank, 1998 and 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2001-66, CD-ROM.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Trawl --- Biology
Dredge --- Biology
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
1999-033-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO GEORGES)
1999-033-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo
DGPS --- Navigation

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