Field Activity 1993-023-FA

Identifier 1993-023-FA
Alternate names ANDR 93-01; ANDR9301
Purpose Sidescan sonar survey of the bank, including video and sampling, to produce maps of the sedimentary environment and biological habitats.
Location Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: E. Schmuck, N. Soderberg, J. Deardsley, D. Nichols, C. Brown, B. Seekins, C. Parmenter.
165 feet
Start Woods Hole, MA 1993-09-20
End Woods Hole, MA 1993-10-01
Days in the field 12
West -70.3928
East -70.2224
North 42.27324
South 42.13862


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Page C Valentine
Crew members
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Brown, Carol
Scientist, Staff
Parmenter, Carol M.
Scientist, Staff
Schmuck, Eric A.
Scientist, Staff
Seekins, Barbara A.
Scientist, Staff
Soderberg, Nancy K.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff J. Deardsley; M. Liebmann - EPA Boston

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Sampling, Sonar, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Video, Geology, Sidescan, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Osprey camera system Photo, Video (no data reported)
Van Veen grab sampler Geology 1
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
GPS (wh) Navigation 1
Loran-C Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1993-023-FA-SC-001 Van Veen grab sampler GRAB samples Brian Buczkowski
1993-023-FA-LN-001 GPS (wh) Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-GPS Nancy K. Soderberg

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
q5_geologic_interp Interpretation of the seabed geologic substrates in quadrangle 5 of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region offshore of Boston, Massachusetts based on data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey from 1993-2019. Page C Valentine
q5_stations_geology Station locations in quadrangle 5 in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary offshore of Boston, Massachusetts where video, photographs and sediment samples were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey from 1993-2015 - includes sediment sample analyses and interpreted geologic substrate Page C Valentine


Samples collected during this field activity