SeaBOSS off Nantucket, MA

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Detailed Description

SEABed Observation and Sampling System (SeaBOSS) operations were conducted north of Nantucket, MA as part of an agreement with Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management to map the geology of Massachusetts waters . The overall goal of the USGS–CZM mapping cooperative is to characterize the sea floor and shallow substrate inside the 3-mile limit of State waters, using high-resolution geophysical techniques, sediment sampling, and sea-floor photography and videography.


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Length: 00:03:00

Location Taken: Nantucket, MA, US

Video Credits

Captain Ken Houtler and Ian Hanley from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's R/V Tioga
Produced by Layla Sastry, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center summer intern
Music: Oceans Apart by Scott Holmes
Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center seafloor mapping team; Laura Brothers, Seth Ackerman, Dann Blackwood, Elizabeth Pendleton