Field Activity 2014-046-FA

Identifier 2014-046-FA
Purpose Ground-truth 2 NOAA multibeam surveys with bottom sampling and photography
Location Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound, Rhode Island, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary 205 photographs, 2 DVDs of bottom video, and 32 sediment samples for grain-size analysis were obtained during the survey.
Info derived Sedimentary processes and environments
Comments 42 stations were occupied. Samples and(or) visual descriptions and bottom photography (still photographs and video) were acquired at each station. Two log books and 2 DVDs of bottom video were produced during this field activity.
25 feet
Start Middletown, RI 2014-09-15
End Middletown, RI 2014-09-17
Days in the field 3
West -71.4166
East -71.29137573
North 41.57847058
South 41.4362275


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Lawrence J PoppeKate McMullen
Crew members
Lawrence J Poppe
Scientist, Staff
Dann S Blackwood
Scientist, Staff
Kate McMullen
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Kate McMullen
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Visual Identification, Other
Data type: Photo, Video, Navigation, Geology, Ground Truthing

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Species ID, Ground Truthing, Submersible Observations (no data reported)
DGPS DGPS recorded by CSI LGBX Pro Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) with HYPACK software Navigation (no data reported)
SeaBOSS Mini SeaBOSS collected sediment samples, bottom video, and still photographs Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity