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Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-033-FA

Other ID: FERL9733

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): Page Valentine

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sidescan sonar mapping of selected areas, sediment sampling, video and photo imagery.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1997-10-20

End Date: 1997-11-01

Equipment Used: Edgetech Sidescan sonar, SeaBOSS, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Nichols, Nancy K. Soderberg, Page Valentine, Jessica Baker, Erin Galvin, Shannon McDaniel, Tanya Unger

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Ship arrives in WH on 10-1-97. Others use ship until 10-18-97. Mobilization opportunities: Saturday, 10-11-97, Woods Hole; Saturday, 10-18-97, Boston. First day at sea, Monday 10-20-97.
Project = Stellwagen Bank Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank Mapping Project

Location:

Stellwagen Bank NMS, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.8 South: 42.08 West: -70.6 East: -70.03

Platform(s):

photo of Ferrel
Ferrel

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.

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.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Edgetech Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
SeaBOSS --- Surveys (biological)
Experiments (biological)
Species ID
Photo
Video
Geology
Biology
1997-033-FA-PH-001 (CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD295, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD303, )
1997-033-FA-NL-001 (CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD295, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD303, )
1997-033-FA-SC-001 (GRAB samples)
DGPS --- Navigation

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