Collaborative research with NMFS: echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of the southwestern part of Stellwagen Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.
southwestern Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Continuous data collected: 1013 line km of sidescan sonar data comprising 162 sq. km. of continuous coverage (see trackline map). Stations occupied: color video camera (mounted on Van Veen grab) deployed at 56 sites resulted in 52 sediment samples taken in the study area.
Project = Shelf mapping - Stellwagen Bank, Shelf mapping - Stellwagen Bank