Other ID: AST-80-6B
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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: Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, EG&G 234, Del Norte hydrophone
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.
Cox Ledge, southern Rhode Island Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Muskeget Channel, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., and Soderberg, N.K., 2009, Digital seismic-reflection data from eastern Rhode Island Sound and vicinity, 1975-1980: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/.
FAN 1980-012-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=1980-012-FA.