Other ID: FAY 023
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Ann, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, Great South Channel, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study the shallow sedimentary structure south and east of southern Massachusetts and study the magnetics and gravity in these areas and in the vicinity of Great South Channel and Cape Ann.
Start Date: 1976-09-12
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1976-09-17
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Air gun, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), Integrated Navigation System, Single channel hydrophone, Echosounder
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sparker: 1200 km; Airgun: 1200 km; Magnetics: 1200 km; Gravity: 1200 km.
Staff: Dennis Edwards, Wayne Ferrebee, Barry Irwin, Kathleen Kent, Ralph Lewis, Robert N. Oldale, Perry Parks, Elizabeth Winget
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bob Oldale - Ch. Sci.; Wallace Mike Bothner - seismics, J. Donlavey - seismics, Dennis Edwards - tech., Wayne Mac Ferrebee - seismics, Barry Irwin - navigation, Kathleen Kent - navigation, Nicholas Lefteriou - tech., Ralph Lewis - navigation, Donald Moller - navigation, Lin Morse - seismics, Perry Parks - tech., Elizabeth Winget - seismics.
Eskenasy, D.M., 1980, Single-channel seismic-reflection profiles from Massachusetts coastal waters and the western part of Georges Bank: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-509, 2 p., download PDF.
Paskevich, V.F., and Soderberg, Nancy K., 1997, Navigation and geophysical data collected onboard the R/V FAY from 1975-1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-512, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of97-512/.