Field Activity 1995-036-FA

Identifier 1995-036-FA
Alternate names 9503; ANDR9503
Purpose Acquire sediment samples, video, and photographic images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.
Location Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Sediment samples: 131; Video transect; Bottom photos: 158 images on 2 photo CDs.
Info derived Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Comments Project = Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project, Stellwagen Bank NMS Mapping Project
165 feet
Start Boston, MA 1995-09-15
End Woods Hole, MA 1995-09-20
Days in the field 6
West -70.42202981
East -70.0982666
North 42.50382827
South 42.11293931


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Page C Valentine
Crew members
Page C Valentine
Scientist, Staff
Dann S Blackwood
Scientist, Staff
Taylor, Brenton B.
Scientist, Staff
Seekins, Barbara A.
Scientist, Staff
Roworth, Edwin
Scientist, Staff
Newell, Joseph S.
Scientist, Staff
Soderberg, Nancy K.
Scientist, Staff

Data types and categories

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

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's cruise report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, daily cruise log, sample and video transect locations.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Klein 531 sidescan Sidescan (no data reported)
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
SeaBOSS Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology 2
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)
Camera- deep sea Photo (no data reported)
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1995-036-FA-PH-001 SeaBOSS CD ROM disk of BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD259, BOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD258, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-036-FA-SC-001 SeaBOSS GRAB samples Brian Buczkowski


Samples collected during this field activity