Other ID: WF 81-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Georges Bank area, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the morphology of the canyon heads and adjacent shelf, identify types and map the extent of bedforms in and around canyon heads, outline the shallow structures of the canyon heads to define recent history, and map areas of sediment erosion and accumulation.
Start Date: 1981-07-22
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1981-07-31
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, EG&G 234, Edo Western Sidescan and 2.5 kHz sub-bottom system, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2.5 kHz: 89 km; Uniboom: 888 km; Sidescan: 401 km.
Staff: Gregory Miller, David Twichell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - Ch. Sci.; Greg Miller, Glenn Greilich.