Alternate Leg ID: OC387
Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic
Dates: Mar 23, 2003 to Mar 26, 2003
Objectives: Seabed photographic imagery and sidescan from AUVs for habitat mapping and classification.
Type of Activity: Photography
AUV sidescan sonar survey
Information to be derived: Habitat maps
Summary: Conducted 10 transects with the Seabed AUV over various seabed (habitat) types, including gravel, boulder reefs, mobile and immobile sand, and mud. AUV digital camera collected up to 2500 photos per transect. Original data (photos, depth, temp data) archived at the Deep Submergence Lab at WHOI.
USGS Project Number: 2921-0FO10 - Project Description
Contact: Page Valentine (firstname.lastname@example.org)