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Summary Information for Field Activity 2012-040-FA

Area of Operations: Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Dates: October 24, 2012 to November 03, 2012

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Obtain photographs of the sea floor and sediment samples at approximatley 100 stations in the Gulf of Maine as part of a WHOI survey to map the concentration of red-tide cysts in the bottom sediments.

Type of Activity: Sampling;Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary: Videos were taken of the seafloor from a camera mounted on the Craib corer. Samples for sediment texture were obtained from the Craib sample.

Contact: Sandy Baldwin (
Brad Butman (

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