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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Sandy Baldwin, Bradford Butman

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain photographs of the sea floor and sediment samples at approximatley 100 stations in the Gulf of Maine as part of a WHOI survey to map the concentration of red-tide cysts in the bottom sediments.


Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

End Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

Start Date: 2012-10-24

End Date: 2012-11-03

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Video camera - deep sea, Craib corer

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Videos were taken of the seafloor from a camera mounted on the Craib corer. Samples for sediment texture were obtained from the Craib sample.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Adrian Green

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,


Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

North: 45 South: 41.5 West: -71 East: -66


photo of Endeavor



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Craib corer --- Geology

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