USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-028-FA

Other ID: DE92-13

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

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: 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: 1992-11-14

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:
Project = EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank, EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Delaware II
Delaware II

Publications

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
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1992-028-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, )
Loran-C --- Navigation