Other ID: DE92-10, Leg 2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: northern edge of Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine
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.
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
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Eric Schmuck, Nancy Soderberg, Barbara Seekins, Jim Vaughn, Elizabeth Gier.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.