Skip Navigation
USGS - science for a changing world

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Skip Navigation

Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-010-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 20, 2004 to June 26, 2004

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   James Lindholm, SBNMS

Objectives: Habitat studies and mapping.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Benthic invertebrate analysis;

Summary: 37 video/photo transects; 12 invertebrate biology samples; 6 grain-size analysis samples.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-1-04-ST. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links:

Click to get Google Software - Download 04010.kml to view this field activity in Google Earth

Platform Info:

Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C.,2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at

Valentine, Page C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R.,2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469. (Also available at

Data Types and Locations:


Skip USGS links group

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USAGov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
End of USGS links group
Page Contact Information: WHSC Webmaster
Script last modified Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 @ 10:53am