Other ID: W-01-14-SP
Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Other (Other)
Principal Investigator(s): Ann Gibbs
Information Specialist(s): Ann Gibbs, Gerry Hatcher
Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution bathymetry, backscatter, and seafloor imagery for benthic habitat/seafloor characterization.
Start Port/Location: Faga`alu Bay, American Samoa
End Port/Location: Faga`alu Bay, American Samoa
Start Date: 2014-03-03
End Date: 2014-03-08
Equipment Used: BOB sled, Humminbird, Garmin, GoPro
Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, backscatter, video imagery, photographs
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data files on FAD. Collected Humminbird acoustic backscatter and bathymetry, and seafloor video using BOBsled and GoPro cameras, within Faga`alu Bay, American Samoa
Staff: Ann Gibbs, Gerry Hatcher
Notes: Will be using a NPS Whaler, kayaks, and walking.
|North: -14.2836||South: -14.2964||West: -170.683||East: -170.6697|
Boston whaler (NPS)
Cochran, S.A., Gibbs, A.E., D'Antonio, N.L., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2016, Benthic habitat map of U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Fagaʻalu Bay priority study area, Tutuila, American Samoa: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1077, 41 p.
D'Antonio, N.L., and Gibbs, A.E., 2016, Still-image frame grabs and benthic habitat interpretation of underwater video footage, March 2014, Faga`alu Bay, Tutuila Island, American Samoa: U.S. Geological Survey data release.
Gibbs, A.E., and D'Antonio, N.L., 2016, Underwater video footage, March 2014, Faga`alu Bay, Tutuila Island, American Samoa: U.S. Geological Survey data release.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
Still-image frame grab
video frame grab (published on Science Base; U.S. Geological Survey data release, DOI: 10.5066/F7N877V1)
video data (published on Science Base; U.S. Geological Survey data release, DOI:10.5066/F70V89V6.)