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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

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

Funding Program(s): National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies: Atlantic (LQ000FO)

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. David Wylie, SBNMS

Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Video, Environmental Data: CTD

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping project

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Start Date: 2020-05-01

End Date: 2020-05-08

Equipment Used: Furuno satellite compass SC-30, SeaBOSS, GoPro camera, SBE 19plus V2 SeaCAT Profiler CTD

Information to be Derived: Sediment samples for geological mapping

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Seth Ackerman

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Travel to and from Scituate, MA for day-cruises to Stellwagen Bank.

CTD required as for previous cruises.

Load Auk on Friday, May 1 in Scituate, MA






Location:

Stellwagen Bank NMS

Boundaries
North: 42.5 South: 42 West: -70.5 East: -70

Platform(s):

photo of Auk
Auk

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Furuno satellite compass SC-30 --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments (biological)
Surveys (biological)
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
GoPro camera --- Photo
Video
SBE 19plus V2 SeaCAT Profiler CTD --- Turbidity
Fluorescence
CTD

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