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Summary Information for Field Activity 2008-006-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 13, 2008 to August 26, 2008

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Vince Guida, NMFS, Sandy Hook, NJ; Jeremy Collie, URI

Objectives: Georges Bank habitat studies and seabed mapping.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Sea floor mapping; Photography; Video;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Reports; maps

Summary: SEABOSS video/photo stations: 138; bottom temp stations: 138; sediment samples: 4; invasive tunicate Didemnum vexillum samples: 1. Additional otter trawl and bottom dredge samples taken for biological analysis collected and curated by Jeremy Collie, University of Rhode island.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-08-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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