Dataset description: stellwagen_2013_2019_sedsamps

Location and analyses of sediment samples collected aboard the R/V Auk on Stellwagen Bank. The dataset contains samples from multiple cruises.
Keywordssea-floor characteristics, field monitoring stations, grab sampling, grain-size analysis, marine geology
Data typesGeology
FormatXLSX, CSV, shapefile
Amount< 1 MB


Activities and equipment

ActivityEquipmentHow equipment was used
2013-044-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.

Geometries linked to this dataset

Mapstellwagen_2013_2019_sedsamps_footprintFootprint of location and analyses of sediment samples collected on Stellwagen Bank off Boston, Massachusetts from November 5, 2013 to April 30, 2019 during U.S. Geological Survey field activities