Other ID: 9503; ANDR9503
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire sediment samples, video, and photographic images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1995-09-15
End Date: 1995-09-20
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, SeaBOSS, GPS (wh), Camera- deep sea, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples: 131; Video transect; Bottom photos: 158 images on 2 photo CDs.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Joseph S. Newell, Edwin Roworth, Barbara A. Seekins, Nancy K. Soderberg, Brenton B. Taylor, Page Valentine
Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project
Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 42.50382827||South: 42.11293931||West: -70.42202981||East: -70.0982666|
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.
Valentine, P.C., Gallea, L.B., Blackwood, D.S., and Twomey, E.R., 2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, available at https://doi.org/10.3133/ds469.
|Cruise report||(document not focused on specific equipment)||Chief Scientist's cruise report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, daily cruise log, sample and video transect locations.|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Klein 531 sidescan||---||Sidescan|
|Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system||---||Sidescan|
|1995-036-FA-SC-001 (GRAB samples)|
1995-036-FA-PH-001 (CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD259, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD258, )
|Camera- deep sea||---||Photo|