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.
(Samples) 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, version 1.0.