Dataset description: 2017-009-FA_sedsamples

Location and analyses of sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank (Geographic, WGS 84, point shapefile, XLSX and CSV formats).
Keywordssea-floor characteristics, field monitoring stations, grab sampling, grain-size analysis, marine geology
Data typesGeology


Activities and equipment

ActivityEquipmentHow equipment was used
2017-009-FASeaBOSSThe 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 and its maximum depth is approximately 1 meter above the seabed.