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Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-024-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: USGS divers assisted with the deployment of WHOI benthic chambers.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2003-03-20

End Date: 2003-03-20

Equipment Used: SCUBA

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployment of benthic chambers successful - to be recovered at a later date.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Rendigs, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Lary Ball - WHOI - diver; Joanne Goudreau - WHOI - scientist

Notes: Dry suits will be used for the anticipated cold water conditions; oxygen administration kit and first aid kit will also be available on board the R/V ASTERIAS. Original Center People field contained: Richard Rendigs, Charles Worley, Dann Blackwood - divers and mobilizers.


just north and west of the Weepecket Islands, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.52 South: 41.5 West: -70.75 East: -70.73


photo of Asterias



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology

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