Other ID: 80-G-8, 80-G-8A, 80-G-8B; 80-8
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
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;