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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-060-FA

Other ID: IB C-1-01-ST; CONN0106

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geological and biological observations and sampling for habitat mapping.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2001-08-27

End Date: 2001-08-31

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Digital camera, P-code GPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Sarah Fuller, Kara Hass, Barry Irwin, Joseph S. Newell, Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Wood

Notes: Mobe on weekend (probably Sat.) prior to Monday, Aug. 27th departure; demobe late on Friday, Aug. 31 return. Original Center People field contained: At sea: Page Valentine, Dann Blackwood, Sarah Fuller, Hass, Jon Borden, Wood. Mobe/demobe: Joe Newell, Barry Irwin.
Project = Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - SBNMS, Geologic Studies of Benthic Habitats - SBNMS
Information from Foghorn: SEABOSS with winch;P-code navigation;color video and still cameras;

Location:

Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic,

Boundaries
North: 42.8 South: 42.08333 West: -70.6 East: -70.03333

Platform(s):

photo of Connecticut
Connecticut

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
SeaBOSS --- Surveys (biological)
Experiments (biological)
Species ID
Photo
Video
Geology
Biology
2001-060-FA-SC-001 (GRAB samples)
2001-060-FA-PH-001 (CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD239, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD241, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD242, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD243, )
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-060-FA-PH-002 (Deck photos of field activity operations, )
P-code GPS --- Navigation

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