Other ID: 9511; FERL9511
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Affiliate Investigator(s): Brad Barr - NMS, NOAA; Peter Auster - NURP/UCONN, NOAA
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sidescan sonar imagery, sediment samples and video images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Start Date: 1995-10-05
End Date: 1995-10-13
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Video camera - deep sea, Nikonos camera, Van Veen grab sampler, GPS (wh), DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Kenneth F. Parolski, Edwin Roworth, Page Valentine, Nancy K. Soderberg, Brenton B. Taylor
CJ Powers - Wesleyan College
Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project
Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 42.35692||South: 42.10071||West: -70.4121||East: -70.06268|
Valentine, P.C., and Gallea, L.B., 2015, Seabed maps showing topography, ruggedness, backscatter intensity, sediment mobility, and the distribution of geologic substrates in quadrangle 6 of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3341, 10 sheets, scale 1:25,000, and 21-p. pamphlet, https://doi.org/10.3133/sim3341.
Valentine, P.C., Baker, J.L., Unger, T.S., Scully, L.A., and Fuller, S.J., 2005, Sea floor image maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topography, backscatter intensity, ruggedness, slope, and the distribution of boulder ridges and bedrock outcrops in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2840, https://doi.org/10.3133/sim2840.
|Cruise report||(document not focused on specific equipment)||Chief scientist's cruise report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, daily cruise log narrative, sample site locations.|