USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1987-024-FA

Other ID: N87-1

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Richard Rendigs

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To conduct a high-resolution seismic reflection (Uniboom) and sidescan survey of Boston Harbor and selected offshore areas.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1987-06-16

Start Port/Location: Point Allerton, Hull, MA

End Date: 1987-07-21

End Port/Location: Point Allerton, Hull, MA

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, 3.5 kHz, GeoPulse system, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Richard Rendigs, Robert N. Oldale, Kenneth E. Parolski, Dave Lubinski

Affiliate Staff:
David Schneider; Mike Hill (Boston University)

Notes: Pollution Transport and Accumulation in Coastal Embayments. Original Center People field contained: Richard Rendigs (Ch. Sci.); Dave Nichols; Tom O'Brien; Kenneth Parolski; David Lubinski; David Schneider; Bob Oldale; Barry Irwin.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Neecho
Neecho

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1987-024-FA-SO-003 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1987-024-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of BUTMAN SITES)
1987-024-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1987-024-FA-SE-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1987-024-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of BUTMAN SITES)
Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1987-024-FA-LN-001-01 ( Cruise track chart containing line numbers, days, and fifteen minute positions.)
1987-024-FA-LN-001-03 ( Cruise track chart containing line numbers, days, and fifteen minute positions sketched on nautical chart 13272.)
1987-024-FA-LN-001-02 ( Cruise track chart containing line numbers, days, and fifteen minute positions.)
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation