Area of Operations: Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 05, 2009 to October 09, 2009
Objectives: Conduct tunicate surveys to determine extent of growth of tunicates on eelgrass beds.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Photographs, quadrat assessment data
Summary: We documented the occurrence of invasive species of tunicates on eelgrass in rapid assessment surveys and quadrat surveys. Eelgrass samples with and without attached tunicates were collected and dried in a drying oven at MV Commission office in Oak Bluffs. Eelgrass samples will be processed by EPA-Boston personnel for carbohydrate, sugar, and starch content. 191 digital photographs were gathered.
USGS Project Number: 2921-0FO11 - Project Description
Contact: Dann Blackwood (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier B-71-09-MA. Visit this site for more information.