Field Activity 2019-008-FA

Identifier 2019-008-FA
Purpose Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping project
Location Stellwagen Bank NMS
Summary See 2019-008-FA for details.
Info derived Sediment samples for geological mapping
Comments Travel to and from Scituate, MA for day-cruises to Stellwagen Bank. CTD required as for previous cruises. Load Auk in Scituate, MA
Projects
Platform
Auk
Length: 50 feet; Beam: 20 feet.
Itinerary
Start Scituate, MA 2019-07-26
End Scituate, MA 2019-08-03
Days in the field 5
Bounds
West -70.5
East -70
North 42.5
South 42

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Page C Valentine
Crew members
Dann S Blackwood
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Dann S Blackwood
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Dr. David Wylie, SBNMS

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Environmental Data
Data type: CTD, Turbidity, Fluorescence, Photo, Video, Navigation, Geology

Documents: Notes and log books

Cruise log

Name Cruise log
Description Acquisition and observation logs for seabed video and sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank.
Digital location https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/field-activity-data/2019-008-FA/data/logs/2019-008-FA_log.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location Page Valentine's office
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 105705
Contact Page C Valentine

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
SBE 19plus V2 SeaCAT Profiler CTD
CTD, Fluorescence, Turbidity
1
In addition to the CTD water column profiling, the CTD is equipped with auxiliary sensors to measure fluorescence and turbidity. The instrument was mounted on the SEABOSS frame.
2019-008-FA_CTD(38277)
Description Conductivity-temperature-depth, fluorescence and turbidity data collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (text files).
Data types
CTD
Turbidity
Fluorescence
Format tab-delimited text;
Amount < 1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_CTD_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Nikon 7100 digital camera
Photo
1
Images were taken of the surface of the grab samples while still in the grab sampler.
2019-008-FA_SampleImages(38282)
Description Grab sample still images collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (JPEG image format. EXIF headers have been added to include navigation and other meta tags).
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG
Amount 646 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_SampleImages_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SeaBOSS
Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology
2
The SEABed Observation and Sampling System (SEABOSS) was used to collect sediment samples with a modified Van Veen sampler and video images of the seabed with GoPro cameras mounted on the frame. A CTD was mounted horizontally on the SEABOSS frame.
2019-008-FA_sedsamples(38279)
Description Location and analyses of sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (Geographic, WGS 84, point shapefile, XLSX and CSV formats).
Data types
Geology
Format XLSX, CSV, shapefile
Amount < 1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_sedsamps_meta.xml
Contact
2019-008-FA_station_summary(38278)
Description Station and data summary for data collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (Geographic, WGS 84, point shapefile, XLSX and CSV formats)
Data types
Surveys (biological)
Photo
Video
Geology
Format XLSX, CSV, shapefile
Amount < 1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_station_data_summary_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Furuno satellite compass SC-30
Navigation
1
The location information for stations was acquired from a satellite navigation receiver (Furuno satellite compass SC-30, GPS receiver) at two second intervals.
2019-008-FA_nav(38283)
Description Navigation data collectd aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (Geographic, WGS 84, XLSX and CSV formats).
Data types
Navigation
Format XLSX, CSV
Amount 3 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_nav_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

GoPro camera
Photo, Video
2
Seabed video images were collected using a GoPro digital video camera mounted on SEABOSS to provide ground-truth information for geophysical datasets and are used in seabed interpretations. Frame-grab images were extracted from the video.
2019-008-FA_SeabedImages(38281)
Description Seabed still images collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (JPEG image format. EXIF headers have been added to include navigation and other meta tags).
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG
Amount 44 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_SeabedImages_meta.xml
Contact
2019-008-FA_video_driftlines(38280)
Description Video transects of the sea floor collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (Geographic, WGS 84, polyline shapefile format).
Data types
Video
Format shapefile
Amount < 1 MB
Version 1
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P93ATKSC
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2019_008_fa/2019-008-FA_video_driftlines_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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