Other ID: none
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): Imagery: Photo, Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping project
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Start Date: 2021-07-30
End Date: 2021-08-06
Equipment Used: Furuno satellite compass SC-30, Nikon 7100 digital camera, SBE 19plus V2 SeaCAT Profiler CTD, GoPro camera, SeaBOSS
Information to be Derived: Sediment samples for geological mapping
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Visited locations within Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. A customized Van Veen grab sampler (SEABOSS) equipped with a video camera and a conductivity, temperature, and depth (CTD) instrument was deployed in drift mode to collect sediment for grain-size analysis, video imagery of the seabed, and measurements of water column properties.
Staff: Laura Brothers, Patrick Berube
Notes: Travel to and from Scituate, MA for day-cruises to Stellwagen Bank.
CTD required as for previous cruises.
Load Auk in Scituate, MA on Friday, July 30, 2021.
Stellwagen Bank NMS
|North: 42.46500587||South: 42.30530166||West: -70.58456413||East: -70.13107303|
Valentine, P.C., and Cross, V.A., 2023, Sea-floor sediment samples, seabed and sample imagery, and CTD instrument data collected on Stellwagen Bank from September 2020 to August 2021: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9G7QARQ.
|Cruise log volume 1||(document not focused on specific equipment)||Acquisition and observation logs for seabed video and sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank - volume 1 of 2.|
|Cruise log volume 2||(document not focused on specific equipment)||Acquisition and observation logs for seabed video and sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank - volume 2 of 2.|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Furuno satellite compass SC-30||---||Navigation|
|Nikon 7100 digital camera||---||Photo|
|SBE 19plus V2 SeaCAT Profiler CTD||---||CTD|