USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-025-FA

Other ID: DE92-10, Leg 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collaborative reasearch with USGS and NMFS; echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of selected areas on the northern edge of Georges Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1992-09-28

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1992-10-06

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder, Osprey camera system, Grab sampler - Van Veen , GPS (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 856 line km of sidescan sonar data in 3 areas comprising 139 sq. km of continuous coverage; color video camera deployed at 31 sites; 8 sediment samples taken.

Staff: Nancy K. Soderberg, Eric A. Schmuck, Barbara A. Seekins

Affiliate Staff:
Jim Vaughn
Elizabeth Gier

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Eric Schmuck, Nancy Soderberg, Barbara Seekins, Jim Vaughn, Elizabeth Gier.
Project = EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank, EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank

Location:

northern edge of Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.10583 South: 41.916 West: -67.591 East: -67.3295

Platform(s):

photo of Delaware II
Delaware II

Publications

Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder --- Single Beam
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1992-025-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1992-025-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, NAV GPS LORAN, )
Loran-C --- Navigation