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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-015-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Sampson (Mass CZM)

Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This is in response to a request for SeaBOSS for Mass CZM

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2011-09-09

End Date: 2011-09-16

Equipment Used: DGPS, GoPro camera, Osprey camera system, Digital camera, Van Veen grab sampler, SeaBOSS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sampling survey on the EPA's OSV Bold using the big SEABOSS

Staff: Seth Ackerman, Brian Andrews, Katherine McMullen, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = MassCZM, MassCZM

Location:

Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Boundaries
North: 41.99 South: 41.19 West: -71.12 East: -69.9

Platform(s):

photo of OSV Bold
OSV Bold

Publications

Huntley, E.C., Ackerman, S.D., Boeri, R.L., Callaghan, T.P., and Sampson, D.W., 2018, Sampling data collected in Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Vineyard Sound; south of Martha's Vineyard; and south and east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, in 2011, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2011-015-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F73F4NVM.

Portals/Viewers

FAN 2011-015-FA has data viewable in the CMGP Video and Photograph Portal. View the data in this application here. See the instructions for working with this application.

Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise log (document not focused on specific equipment) Acquisition log maintained during field activity 2011-015-FA by the U.S. Geological Survey and Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management offshore of Massachusetts around Cape Cod and the Islands in September 2011 (PDFs of Excel spreadsheets)

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
2011-015-FA_nav (Text files of the navigation logged during field activity 2011-015-FA by the U.S. Geological Survey and Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management offshore of Massachusetts around Cape Cod and the Islands in September 2011 (ASCII text and CSV files))
GoPro cameraGoPro HD HEROPhoto
Video
Osprey camera systemKongsberg Simrad OE1365 video cameraPhoto
Video
2011-015-FA_videos (Location of bottom video tracklines collected during field activity 2011-015-FA by the U.S. Geological Survey and Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management offshore of Massachusetts around Cape Cod and the Islands in September 2011 (polyline shapefile))
Digital cameraKonica Minolta DiMAGE A2 cameraPhoto
Van Veen grab samplership's Van Veen used when SEABOSS system was not operationalGeology
SeaBOSS --- Surveys (biological)
Experiments (biological)
Species ID
Photo
Video
Geology
Biology

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