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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-065-FA

Other ID: NMFS cruise DE01-11; IB D-1-01-MC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Frank Almeida and Vince Guida, NMFS

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collaborative habitat research and mapping with NMFS; sediment samples, video and photo, otter trawl samples, sidescan imagery.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2001-10-29

End Date: 2001-11-09

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Sidescan sonar, CTD, Dredge, ARGO, Trawl, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Kara Hass, Barry Irwin, Joseph S. Newell, Kenneth E. Parolski, Page Valentine, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
NMFS-Woods Hole
MA: Frank Almeida
J. Weinberg
P. Nitschke
E. Livensparger; NMFS-Sandy Hook
NJ: Vince Guida
D. Cerino
M. Lock

Notes: Mobilize on Friday, Oct. 26 at NMFS dock in Woods Hole. Original Center People field contained: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Hass, Chuck Worley at sea. Joe Newell, Barry Irwin, and Ken Parolski for mobilization.
Project = Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - NJ and GB, Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - NJ and GB


Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 41.24 South: 39.3 West: -72.55 East: -68.79


photo of Delaware II
Delaware II


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
Trawl --- Biology
Dredge --- Biology
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
2001-065-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
ARGO --- Photo
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-065-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)

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