Area of Operations: Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 14, 2010 to October 14, 2010
Chief scientist: Dann Blackwood
Mary Carman WHOI
Objectives: Try to determine if tunicates differ in DNA depending on what they grow on. Try to determine if tunicates affect eelgrass growth and shoot density.
Type of Activity: Photography; tunicate and eelgrass sampling;tunicate and eelgrass sampling
Information to be derived: Tunicate samples taken for DNA analysis and shoot density and growth.
Summary: 12 samples preserved: 6 from eelgrass and 6 from hard man-made substrate. Photos taken with drop camera system. 26 samples retrieved for eelgrass shoot density and growth from 2 sites.
Contact: Dann Blackwood (email@example.com)