Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): High-resolution geologic mapping offshore of Massachusetts (LQ00AWW)
Principal Investigator(s): Laura Brothers, William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect ground truth samples to help characterize the seafloor
Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
Start Date: 2016-05-01
End Date: 2016-05-07
Equipment Used: SeaViewer 6000 HD Sea-Drop video camera, DGPS, SeaBOSS, GoPro camera, HYPACK
Information to be Derived: grain size, seafloor character
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: The mini-SEABOSS was used to collected photos, videos and sediment samples at 55 sampling sites in Nantucket Sound aboard the R/V Rafael between on May 2-7, 2016. Navigation was determined with the Rafael's Hemisphere GPS receiver.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Dann Blackwood, Laura Brothers, Barry Irwin, William Schwab
Notes: Mini Sea Boss operations were conducted North of Nantucket as part of an agreement with MA CZM to map the geology of MA waters.
North of Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
|North: 41.45424225||South: 41.30149473||West: -70.3221||East: -69.97301636|
Huntley, E.C., Ackerman, S.D., Brothers, L.L., Blackwood, D.S., Irwin, B.J., and Pendleton, E.A., 2020, Sea-floor sediment and imagery data collected in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, 2016 and 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9UK5IOF.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|SeaViewer 6000 HD Sea-Drop video camera||---||Video|