Other ID: AST-80-6B
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cox Ledge, southern Rhode Island Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Muskeget Channel, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Charles J. O'Hara
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Define the acoustic stratigraphy and structure of Cox Ledge and determine the occurrence and seaward extent of large, deeply buried preglacial valleys cut into the submerged coastal plain rocks beneath this part of the inner continental shelf.
Start Date: 1980-06-10
End Date: 1980-06-12
Equipment Used: EG&G 234, Del Norte hydrophone, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Uniboom: 226 line km of high-resolution sub-bottom profiles (122 nautical miles).
Staff: Charles J. O'Hara
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Chuck O'Hara, Chief Scientist; John Eusden, Geological Field Assistant; Anne Whitney, Geological Field Assistant.
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., and Soderberg, N.K., 2009, Digital seismic-reflection data from eastern Rhode Island Sound and vicinity, 1975-1980: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1003, 2 DVD-ROMs, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/.