Other ID: 91-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Inner shelf off Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ken Able - Rutgers Univ.
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study the sedimentology and depositional processes of an inner shelf sand ridge offshore of Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, to understand sand ridge development and how they are affected by modern oceanographic conditions.
Start Date: 1991-06-10
Start Port/Location: Rutgers Marine Field Station, Tuckerton, NJ
End Date: 1991-06-14
End Port/Location: Rutgers Marine Field Station, Tuckerton, NJ
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, 3.5 kHz, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Motorola Mini-Ranger III
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Klein Sidescan Sonar: 18 sq. km; Odom: 15 km; 3.5 kHz: 112 kHz.
Staff: Barry Irwin, David Twichell, Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - Ch. Sci., Ken Parolski - Electronics Technician, Barry Irwin - Navigation Technician.
Paskevich, V.F., Twichell, David C., and Abel, Kenneth W., 1997, Sidescan sonar and navigation field data collected during R/V CALETA 91-1 cruise (10-14 June, 1991): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-868, 2 CD-ROMs, .