Other ID: DE92-13
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: 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: 1992-11-14
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1992-11-21
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: 422 line km of sidescan sonar data in one area comprising 66 sq. km of continuous coverage; color video camera deployed at 73 sites; 2 sediment samples taken.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Dwight Coleman, David Nichols, Carol M. Parmenter, Michael Sean Podielsky