Field Activity 2016-009-FA

Identifier 2016-009-FA
Purpose To collect imagery and samples by ROV and SCUBA of coldwater corals and their habitats and to catalog and map those samples and habitats
Location Glacier Bay, Alaska, Gulf of Alaska, United States, Pacific Ocean
Info derived databases
Comments Lead Organization is University of Maine. Data will be curated by University of Maine. Platform is the R/V Norseman II.
L.O.A. 115 ft. Beam 28 ft. Draft 13 ft. Decks 3 Gross Tonnage 196 Propulsion 850 hp Cat Diesel Speed 10 Knots Endurance 90+ Days Range 10,000 miles
Start Juneau, Alaska 2016-03-18
End Juneau, Alaska 2016-03-30
Days in the field 14
West -137.659
East -134.08764648
North 59.2780746
South 58.25578069
Scuba operations Yes


Principal investigators Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Crew members
Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Scientist, Staff
Dann S Blackwood
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
(not identified)
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Dr. Rhian Waller, University of Maine

Data types and categories

Data category: Biological Field Study, Imagery, Sampling, Visual Identification, Other
Data type: Surveys (biological), Photo, Video, Biology, Geology, Ground Truthing, Species ID


Samples collected during this field activity