Other ID: 80-G-8, 80-G-8A, 80-G-8B; 80-8
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Oceanographer Canyon to Lydonia Canyon, Georges Bank;Lindenkohl Canyon to South Toms Canyon off New Jersey;Baltimore Canyon to Wilmington Canyon off Maryland and Delaware;United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James M. Robb
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To survey areas of the continental slope using a mid-range sidescan sonar, for study of sea floor geomorphology as related to slope stability.
Start Date: 1980-08-28
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1980-09-14
End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
Equipment Used: SeaMARC sidescan sonar system, 3.5 kHz, Loran-C, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Total of 995 km of sidescan sonar and 3.5 kHz data tracklines collected. D.W. O'Leary responsible for Lydonia to Oceanographer Canyons, Aug. 29 - Sep. 2, 1980; J.M. Robb responsible for Lindenkohl to South Toms Canyons, Sep. 4-10, 1980; B.A. McGregor responsible for Wilmington to Baltimore Canyons, Sep. 10-3, 1980.
Staff: Kathryn Scanlon Catanach, David Twichell, Dennis W. O'Leary, James M. Robb, Kenneth E. Parolski, Bonnie McGregor, Carol M. Parmenter, James E. Dodd, Alan Goodman, C. Wesley Lombard