Other ID: NE-1-79
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Monomoy Island, Nauset Beach, outer Cape barrier islands, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon, Harley J. Knebel
Information Specialist(s): Sally Needell
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To study the development of barrier islands; to document the frequency and rate of migration of inlets that breach barrier islands; to define the characteristics of shoreface ridges on a barrier island; and to prepare the boat and personnel for field operations this spring and summer.
Start Date: 1979-04-16
Start Port/Location: Stage Harbor, Chatham, MA
End Date: 1979-04-20
End Port/Location: Chatham Harbor, Chatham, MA
Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Boomer, Motorola Mini-Ranger III, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Uniboom records: 98 km; Sidescan sonar records: 98 km.
Staff: Alfred Dahl, David W. Folger, Frank W. Jennings, Paul Loud, Sally Needell, Charles J. O'Hara, Kenneth E. Parolski, Charles Paull
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Sally Wood (Cruise Curator); Alfred Bud Dahl; Dave Folger; Frank Jennings; Paul Loud; Charles O'Hara; Kenneth Parolski; Charles Paull.
Knebel, H.J., 1981, Seismic-reflection and sidescan-sonar data collected off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts, during April 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-184, 6 p., download PDF.