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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-015-FA

Other ID: 9502; ANDR9502

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sediment samples and video and photographic images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Start Date: 1995-05-05

End Date: 1995-05-07

Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Nancy K. Soderberg, Brenton B. Taylor, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project

Location:

Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.28542 South: 42.11365 West: -70.3101 East: -70.03329

Platform(s):

photo of Anderson
Anderson

Publications

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, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20061187.

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.

Portals/Viewers

Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Chief Scientist's report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, video and camera transects, and grab sample locations.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
1995-015-FA-SC-001 (GRAB samples)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
DGPS --- Navigation

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