Area of Operations: southwestern Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 19, 1993 to April 27, 1993
Chief scientist: Page Valentine
Objectives: Collaborative research with NMFS: echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of the southwestern part of Stellwagen Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: Continuous data collected: 1013 line km of sidescan sonar data comprising 162 sq. km. of continuous coverage (see trackline map). Stations occupied: color video camera (mounted on Van Veen grab) deployed at 56 sites resulted in 52 sediment samples taken in the study area.
Contact: Page Valentine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier D-3-93-ST. Visit this site for more information.