Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-005-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Katherine McMullen, Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Katherine McMullen

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Verify 2 NOAA hydrographic surveys in western Block Island Sound

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Stonington, CT

End Port/Location: Stonington, CT

Start Date: 2013-06-17

End Date: 2013-06-21

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;Morphology;Physical property data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SeaBOSS operations to collect sediment samples and still and video photography

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: We intend to ground truth surveys H12298 and H12299 and to use the acoustics, sediment samples, and bottom photography to produce geologic interpretations of the Block Island Sound seabed
Project = Sea & Lake/Data off Cape Cod,

Location:

Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, North Atlantic

Boundaries
North: 41.28813 South: 41.07832 West: -71.9879 East: -71.83685

Platform(s):

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Rafael

Publications

Portals/Viewers

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
DGPS --- Navigation

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program