Field Activity 2016-677-FA

Identifier 2016-677-FA
Alternate names 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
Summary USGS will not be primary repository of data. Data will be curated by University of Maine.
Info derived databases
Comments Kathryn Scanlon Catanach, Dann Blackwood from Woods Hole. Lead Organization is University of Maine. Data will be curated by University of Maine. Platform is the R/V Norseman II. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-009-FA
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


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Guy R Cochrane
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Dr. Rhian Waller, University of Maine

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Species ID, Ground Truthing, Submersible Observations (no data reported)
imagery Photo, Video (no data reported)
navigation Navigation (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Geology, Biology, Chemistry (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity